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We said it…Did DOE hear?

Idahoans packed a Department of Energy meeting in Boise and our comments showed we know a lot and care a lot about nuclear waste accumulation. Well done. We’ll…

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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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DOE’s Latest Run at a Nuclear Waste Solution

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Idaho National Laboratory contractor, Battelle, and its supporters in eastern Idaho would very much like to have a piece of the federal funding for commercial nuclear waste storage…

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INL Expands Research into Electric Vehicle Technologies

The Idaho National Laboratory may be best known today for its work on all things nuclear and for dealing with decades of deadly post-Cold War nuclear contamination under…

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One Win on Spent Fuel!

The Snake River Alliance has long worked to stop shipments of spent nuclear fuel from coming to Idaho. Our work paid off on October 23, when Idaho’s Attorney…

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Spent Fuel “Research” Shipment Will Pave Way for Tons More

At the beginning of 2015, the DOE succeeded in wresting a preliminary agreement from Idaho’s Governor and Attorney General to allow two shipments of “research quantities” of commercial…

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INL Among 5 Projects to Explore “Enhanced Geothermal” Research by DOE

The Idaho National Laboratory made the first cut in what’s being called the “Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy (FORGE).” A total of $2 million is set…

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We Said No. We Meant No. Let’s Say It Again.

Say It to the Department of Energy In January the Governor and Attorney General indicated their willingness to open Idaho to shipments of commercial spent nuclear fuel despite…

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INL Accident Highlights Concerns

On October 23, 2014, one worker at the Idaho National Laboratory received internal radioactive contamination. The so-called “contamination event” was not reported to the public or State of…

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Nuclear Waste: The Past Is the Present…and the Future

By Beatrice Brailsford As many of you know, Idaho’s Governor and Attorney General are exploring a deal with the Department of Energy to allow two shipments of research…

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