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New reactor would make old risks worse

Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems (UAMPS) has picked out land within the boundaries of the Idaho National Laboratory where it wants to build and operate a small modular…

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Alliance Fights for Idaho

 About 50 members and supporters of the Snake River Alliance were among the 200 people who attended a July 14th public meeting in Boise about the future of…

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2016 Solarize List to Close!

Over 375 people have signed up for rooftop solar site assessments through the Alliance’s Solarize the Valley Campaign. At midnight July 31st,  the list will be finalized, except for businesses and commercial inquiries….

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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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A Cautionary Tale for Idaho: “The Safe Side of the Fence”

The US nuclear weapons and power enterprise has harmed nuclear workers, the environment, and members of the public. That was true at the very dawn of the nuclear…

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Idaho’s Unique Space in the War on Coal

Who’d have thought even a year ago that Idaho would fill a unique space that truly matters in the nation’s wrenching argument with itself over the use of…

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So Much to Do!

Embracing Clean Energy in Pocatello, April 11, 7pm at Pocatello City Hall The League of Women Voters, Portneuf Resource Council, and Snake River Alliance are sponsoring a panel on clean energy. Featured…

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Idaho Power Joins West-wide Energy Market, Boosts Renewables

In a little-noticed move that has big potential to advance clean energy and strengthen the western power grid, Idaho Power has signed onto a California-based energy market that…

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