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12/24 – Tapping the full potential of Idaho’s Energy Resources

With the 2013 Legislative Session nearly upon us, we replayed an interview from July that examined some of the issues that will likely come up in the coming months. In this episode, Dr. Bill Rogers, Director of the Center for Advanced Energy Studies talks about energy security, what he says is our nation’s greatest challenge … Continue reading

12/17 – Collaborating for Cutthroat

The Idaho Conservation League, Trout Unlimited, JR Simplot Company, Monsanto and Agrium/Nu-West Industries have formed a partnership to improve the health of the upper Blackfoot River, called the Upper Blackfoot River Initiative for Conservation (UBRIC).  UBRIC focuses on voluntary conservation projects to improve water quality and fish habitat. A key driver for this work is the desire to improve the health of … Continue reading

12/10 – The Idaho LINE Commission and the Future of Nuclear Energy in Idaho

This week, the Idaho Leadership in Nuclear Energy Commission released its progress report for public comment. The Commission was formed in February and charged with making recommendations to the Governor on policies and actions to support an enhance the long-term viability and mission relevance of the Idaho National Laboratory and the broader nuclear industry in … Continue reading

12/3 – Critical Habitat for Caribou

In a move members of the Idaho Congressional delegation say is in direct response to public outcry, the US Fish and Wildlife Service has reduced its final designation of critical habitat for endangered woodland caribou in the Selkirk Mountains from 375,552 acres to 30,010 acres. Conservation groups contend this doesn’t go far enough to help … Continue reading

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