Comment Deadline for Molten Chloride Reactor Experiment

The Department of Energy (DOE) opened public comment for the Bill Gates Molten Chloride Reactor Experiment draft Environmental Assessment (EA). Beatrice Brailsford and the OGs of Idaho Nuclear Activism. Initially DOE gave the public only 14 days to obtain, read, and comment on the EA. The Snake River Alliance, our members, and allies requested DOE […]

Thousand Springs Talk and Tour

Box Canyon Preserve 3488 S 1500 E., Wendell, ID

Join Idaho Sierra Club and Snake River Alliance to meet and talk about the Snake River Aquifer, Idaho's sole source aquifer and the lifeblood of our state. Neal Farmer with ID Department of Water Resources will join us at Box Canyon Preserve to share his knowledge and answer questions. We'll have lunch together and take an optional hike down the trail. Lunch […]

Event Series Nuclear Fuel Chain

Nuclear Fuel Chain Part 3: Transportation

Radioactive waste specialist Kevin Kamps joins us to discuss the transportation of nuclear materials through communities on our nation's roads, rails, and barges. If a temporary storage facility is opened in New Mexico, how will all the nation's commercial nuclear reactors send their waste? After the East Palestine derailment disaster, could a similar accident occur […]

Summer Workshop on Siting of Radioactive Waste Facilities

Snake River Event Center 780 Lindsay Blvd, Idaho Falls, ID, United States

The U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board (Board) will hold a workshop on Tuesday, August 29, 2023, to update its understanding of the lessons learned from the siting of radioactive waste management facilities, domestically and in other countries. The Board’s objectives for the workshop are to obtain information that may be applicable to the U.S. […]