County To Sue Montana DOT Over 'Megaloads' Project

Law360, New York (March 30, 2011, 7:43 PM EDT) -- A Montana county voted Monday to file suit against the state's transportation department to prevent Imperial Oil Ltd. from moving megaloads of refinery equipment through environmentally sensitive areas on the way to the Kearl Oil Sands in Alberta, Canada.

The Sierra Club, the National Wildlife Federation and the Montana Environmental Information Center will join the Missoula County Commissioners as plaintiffs. Kyla Wiens of the MEIC said Wednesday that the suit would be filed in the Missoula County District Court this week.

The plaintiffs plan to allege...
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