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No Time to Surrender

By  Beatrice Brailsford Idahoans’ resistance to accumulating nuclear waste above the Snake River Aquifer began in earnest in the 1960s. Challenges came from individuals and political leaders, heads…

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The Nuclear Weapons Stranglehold

  On December 1 the Idaho Statesman reprinted an article from the LA Times headlined “New Nuclear Weapons Needed, Many Experts Say.” The central lament of these “experts”…

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Climate Change Already Harming Idaho Hydropower Generation

By Ken Miller Most Idahoans, especially customers of Idaho Power, know that nearly half of the electricity used in the state is generated by hydropower dams on our…

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Where does the money go? by Beatrice Brailsford

One of Congress’s primary responsibilities is to make the decisions necessary to fund the federal government. But Congress hasn’t even been able to agree on a budget for…

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Idaho Power Questioned About Energy Conservation | by Ken Miller

The Idaho Public Utilities Commission wants to know whether Idaho Power is softening its energy efficiency commitments and whether the state’s largest electric utility is still as dedicated…

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Get Social in 2014 by Jonnathan Wight

In October 2013 Facebook reported 1.19 billion people from across the world had signed up with the social media giant. If you looked at that number in terms…

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No More Money for More Weapons – Beatrice Brailsford

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The United States should not spend one more dime on new nuclear weapons. But the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), the semi-autonomous, mostly secret, nuclear weapons arm of…

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Fukushima Daiichi: The Crisis Continues – Liz Woodruff

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We’re proud the Snake River Alliance is Idaho’s nuclear watchdog, but we know nuclear contamination is not an issue that can be contained by geographic borders. Recent news…

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Power to the Dump! — Ken Miller

It’s a rare Snakebite where we update something we’re not directly working on, but so many folks have inquired about all the trash-to-energy projects and controversies at landfills…

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Nuclear Waste and the Path Backwards — Beatrice Brailsford

  Statements from Boise and Washington DC hint that participants in the nuclear waste debate might be taking their eye off the ball – which is to protect…

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