Board of Directors Election


The Snake River Alliance members decide who will guide Alliance policy. You must be a current Alliance member to vote. You may renew your membership or join prior to voting by clicking (HERE) or calling 208.344.9161. Board members serve two-year terms. See below ballot box for nominee bios. Voting Directions: 1. Vote for a nominee by clicking the […]

Coal vs. Efficiency

Coal vs. Efficiency

Latest Report Released on August 16, 2012!  Download it here! Executive Summary Kicking Idaho’s Coal Habit: Charting a Cleaner Energy Future Idahoans pride themselves on being “energy smart” but also in their belief that they have about the cleanest electricity in the nation, with much of the state energized by the hydropower projects that have […]

TREAT Reactor Restart

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UPDATED Jan. 17, 2014 | On January 10, 2013 the Snake River Alliance submitted comments to the Idaho Department of Energy regarding the restart a 55 year old reactor at Idaho Nation Laboratory.  – January 10, 2014 To: Chuck Ljungberg, Department of Energy From: Beatrice Brailsford, Snake River Alliance Re: Draft Environmental Assessment for the Resumption […]

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 Update | March 21

    What would be Idaho’s second utility-scale geothermal power plant is being proposed near the first plant near Melba, the Twin Falls Times News reports. And the Idaho PUC has accepted Avista Utilities’ 2013 resource plan, while Idaho Power is asking the PUC for a modest rate increase as part of an annual filing to offset […]

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    Energy Update | Feb. 3

    The state of Idaho has written the U.S. EPA to warn Idaho’s reliance on out-of-state coal-fired power plants is too important for new EPA regulations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that are accelerating climate change and its countless impacts – if those regulations lead to any power plant closures. Also, the Idaho PUC denied an […]

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    Energy Update | Jan. 13

    The Idaho PUC has some tough questions for Idaho Power about the utility’s commitment to energy efficiency and told Idaho Power to report back by the end of February. Meanwhile, Idaho Power is back to tilting at windmills, telling the PUC it has serious issues with them. Federal energy regulators and the PUC avoided a […]

  • Scott Sullivan carries out maintenance on one of eight pulverizers in the Boardman coal plant in 2009. The pulverizers transform coal into dust in preparation for burning. (Brent Wojahn/The Oregonian)

    Will 2013 be the year coal died?: Guest opinion

    By Angus Duncan | OregonLive What was the biggest energy story of 2013 in the United States? Most observers would point to the vast, unlooked-for quantities of natural gas and oil released by new “fracking” recovery techniques. National oil production has surged by 30 percent just since 2011. Five years ago the natural gas industry […]

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