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 […]

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

  • 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 […]

  • Energy Update | Sep. 3

    The Public Utilities Commission is taking comments on a request by Avista Utilities to recover higher-than-expected power costs from its north Idaho customers, including the cost of having to purchase power from the markets after the huge Colstrip coal plant had a unit shut down for about six months. Meanwhile, you can submit your comments […]

  • NRC approves radwaste rule; ends reactor licensing moratorium. Magwood phones it in.

    The Nuclear Regulatory Commissioners today approved its controversial replacement for its “waste confidence” rule that was slapped down in 2012 by a federal court and also approved a resumption of new reactor licensing and license renewal activities. The new replacement rule essentially gives up on the notion of “confidence” that a permanent high-level radioactive waste […]

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