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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