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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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Who Will Protect Idaho?

“Houston, we have a problem.” Although engineers and other workers at the Idaho National Laboratory in eastern Idaho have probably always tried to handle nuclear material safely, it…

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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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Idaho: Ready to give ‘consent’ to allow more commercial nuclear waste?

Board member Brent Marchbanks  in his guest opinion featured in the Idaho Statesmen reminds Idahoans on why it is so important that we tell the Department of Energy NO! to…

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Snake River Alliance tells DOE what it thinks about the Spent Nuclear Fuel proposal

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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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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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What’s Happening at WIPP? What Does It Mean for the Rest of Us?

By Beatrice Brailsford   Sites across the US Department of Energy (DOE) nuclear weapons complex have sent more than 11,890 shipments of plutonium waste to the Waste Isolation…

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