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Alliance calls on AG to stop nuclear waste

BOISE, Idaho (August 23rd, 2018) — A proposal by the federal Department of Energy to ship about 33,600 barrels of nuclear waste to the Idaho National Laboratory has…

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Don’t Waste Idaho!

The rupture of one barrel of nuclear waste (and three more that merely popped their tops) on April at the Idaho National Laboratory highlights why Snake River Alliance…

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The Threat of Hanford Waste in Idaho

The Department of Energy wants to bring 7,000 cubic meters of untested plutonium-contaminated waste to Idaho from the shutdown nuclear bomb plant in Hanford, WA. The waste would…

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D.C. Days Update and Action Alert

Help stop bad nuclear policies Members of the Snake River Alliance went to Washington DC this spring to help stop unsafe plans to “consolidate” nuclear waste from commercial…

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INL Reaches Major Cleanup Milestone

Cleanup workers at the Idaho National Laboratory have successfully removed the last wooden box of radioactive waste from the above-ground Transuranic Storage Area. Technicians signed their names to…

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Defending the 1995 Nuclear Waste Agreement

Although the nuclear navy is still allowed to bring waste to Idaho under the 1995 Nuclear Waste Agreement, shipments of commercial spent nuclear fuel are currently prohibited. This…

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It Is Time to Act!

The clock that symbolizes the threat of global catastrophe from nuclear weapons and climate change has advanced 30 seconds. It’s now 2 ½ minutes to midnight on the…

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A New Chance for Idaho’s “Clean” Energy Plan

The state is about to take its third stab at energy planning, which will be the first since federal adoption of the Obama Clean Power Plan. This process…

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Spent Nuclear Fuel Alert

On Thursday evening, July 14, the Department of Energy (DOE) is coming to Boise to ask Idahoans what we think of a new process for siting nuclear waste…

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Some Considerations for the Department of Energy’s Consent-based process for siting nuclear waste

The Department of Energy should not be in charge of the spent fuel and high-level waste programs any longer. The Blue Ribbon Commission on America’s Nuclear Future recommended…

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