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Energy Update | Aug. 6

It’s that time of year – Idaho Power will launch its every-other-year “integrated resource plan” process in which it spends nearly a year to develop a roadmap for meeting future growth in electricity demand. This 2015 IRP will be especially interesting as the company and stakeholders explore how to address coming rules to reduce coal […]

Kelsey Jae Nunez Named Executive Director of Snake River Alliance

After a rigorous national search and interview process, the Snake River Alliance Board of Directors has hired Kelsey Jae Nunez as the Alliance’s new Executive Director. Nunez, who will assume her leadership of the Alliance in her new capacity on August 11, replaces Liz Woodruff, who left the Alliance this month to pursue other opportunities […]

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There’s Still Cleanup Work To Be Done – Beatrice Brailsford

The Idaho National Laboratory was put on the Superfund list of the country’s most contaminated places in 1989. Ever since, the general assumption – with some very focused, important exceptions – is that all of INL will be clean enough that people will be able to build houses and live there by 2095. The Department […]


Let’s Sizzle – $35 to Mark 35 Years – Leigh Ford & Jonnathan Wight

Can you believe it’s been 35 years since the creation of the Snake River Alliance? On that fateful day in Boise’s Julia Davis Park, a few conscientious folks decided injecting nuclear waste into the Snake River Aquifer had to be stopped. In the shadow of the Three Mile Island disaster, these founders knew something had […]

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