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Native Americans battle corporates in Idaho

Aljazeera, Aljazeera, Oct 13 2013 - 11:45

The tar sands region of the Canadian Province of Alberta has proved a lucrative, and controversial, source of oil for the US market. A remote stretch of highway in the US state of Idaho has become a choke point for tar sands machinery, threatening to cost big oil companies billions of dollars. The fight against megaloads, activists believe, is also a fight against the ecological damage in the tar sands region of Alberta. Many also believe it's a blow in the battle to stop man-made climate change Al Jazeera's Rob Reynolds reports from Idaho.

Native Americans battle corporates in Idaho