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Submitted to the Department of Energy on July 13, 2015: Our comments on the Draft Supplement Analysis on Two Proposed Shipments of Commercial Spent Nuclear Fuel to Idaho National Laboratory for Research and Development Purposes, June 2015.

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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 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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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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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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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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