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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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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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Idaho Political Leaders Surrender to Federal Nuclear Waste Pressure

January 13 brought bad news about Governor Otter and Attorney General Wasden’s plans to grant the Department of Energy a “waiver” to ship more nuclear waste to Idaho,…

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We call on Governor Otter to properly address nuclear waste.

Executive Director Kelsey Jae Nunez was included in the Boise Weekly’s message to Governor Otter about the “real” state of the state.  Kelsey stated, “there’s a real threat to…

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Idaho Nuclear Waste Shipments in Limbo

BY LUKE RAMSETH (IDAHO FALLS) POST REGISTER December 22, 2014 IDAHO FALLS – The morning of Feb. 5, deep below the New Mexico desert, a salt-hauling truck caught…

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Idaho said “NO” in 1990 – and we still do.

Idaho Says No By Keith Schneider; Keith Schneider is a New York Times national correspondent based in Washington; his coverage of the nuclear weapons industry won a 1989…

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Strange But True: Another Idaho Nuke Plant Proposal Surfaces – In the Arco Desert

Idaho continues to attract unusual proposals to build commercial nuclear reactors designed to send electricity to points unknown. There have now been three such proposals in the past…

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Boise Weekly: INL Accident

http://www.boiseweekly.com/boise/half-life-how-an-accident-at-the-idaho-national-laboratory-changed-a-family/Content?oid=3094301   Half-Life: How an Accident at the Idaho National Laboratory Changed a Family Years after he was exposed to radiation, a man fights to tell his story….

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Malfunctions at eastern Idaho facility delay radioactive waste treatment

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS November 20, 2014 – 1:13 pm EST IDAHO FALLS, Idaho — An eastern Idaho radioactive waste treatment facility planned to be operational in 2012 won’t…

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