New Board Members!


At our Boise Spring Community Dinner on May 7 we announced the results of our board of directors elections and the board officially approved its slate of officers for 2014.  Thank you for your participation in choosing our member selected board. The newly elected members of our 2014 board are: Steve Crowley of Boise grew […]

New Carbon Rules

Coal vs. Efficiency

EPA’s Crackdown on Coal Emissions: Cleaner Energy while Keeping Lights On Here’s a brief Q&A look at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s new draft rule to reduce carbon pollution from the nation’s existing coal-fired electricity generating plants: Click here for our press release on this topic What did EPA do Monday? The U.S. Environmental Protection […]

Small Modular Reactors

NuScale's small modular reactor would cover about 500 acres. Surrounded by water, 
spent fuel and up to 12 reactor units would extend many stories underground.

Nuclear power development has stalled in the US, but not because the nuclear industry and the Department of Energy haven’t been willing to throw buckets of taxpayer money at it. One effort focuses on small modular reactors (SMRs). SMRs will not be built without ongoing taxpayer-funded subsidies. Today, the largest commercial US nuclear reactors have […]

Become a Member


The Snake River Alliance offers a unique opportunity to make a real difference today, and for countless generations to come. We want you to join us in our call for peace and justice, the end to nuclear weapons, responsible solutions to nuclear waste and contamination, and sustainable alternatives to coal and nuclear power.

Join the Snake River Alliance today!

With your help we will continue to protect one of the most precious places in the world and pave the way for the clean energy future that Idahoans deserve.

Why support the Snake River Alliance?

*We are Idaho’s only statewide nuclear watchdog and leading clean energy advocate.
*We have a 34-year history of success.
*We make every dollar count.
*We are our members!  The Alliance wouldn’t exist without the financial support and active input and involvement of our members.

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In the News

  • Energy Efficiency Improvements in 2013 Saved Ratepayers $3.5 Billion

    Source: | Oct. 7 The Pacific Northwest improved its electric energy efficiency in 2013 by 268 average megawatts, an amount of energy equal to the entire electricity load of Oregon and western Montana combined. In terms of savings, the 2013 achievements equal about $3.5 billion that Northwest ratepayers did not have to spend […]

  • Feds offer $1 billion cleanup contract in Idaho

    The Associated Press – October 6, 2014 IDAHO FALLS, IDAHO — Federal officials plan to meet this week with companies interested in a $1 billion contract to clean up radioactive waste at an eastern Idaho nuclear facility. The U.S. Department of Energy’s Idaho Cleanup Project Core, known as ICP Core, is a five-year contract that also […]

  • Making a Difference: How Idahoans Can Work Toward a Clean Energy Future

    Energy Update | Oct. 7

    The Snake River Alliance has posted for free download the third edition of its Idaho Energy Guide, designed to help you engage in important energy planning and decisions that directly affect your power bills and where your electricity comes from. In the utility world, the PUC has set a Nov. 13 hearing in Idaho Power’s […]

  • Idaho Energy Update | Sep. 30

    The NW Energy Coalition, one of the Snake River Alliance’s most treasured partners in advocating for clean and affordable energy in our region, just named our longtime friend Nancy Hirsh as its new Executive Director. Nancy has been a wonderful mentor to Idaho Energy Update and all Idaho clean energy advocates. Meanwhile, the Bureau of […]

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