A Sunny Pathway for Idaho Solar

The Idaho Conservation League continues to stand up for solar energy in Idaho by engaging with the Public Utilities Commission and other stakeholders to advocate on behalf of solar energy users.

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Rolling Back Fuel Efficiency Standards Will Hurt Idaho

Yet another attempt to weaken protections for our environment and health, while simultaneously hurting Idaho’s economy.

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Idaho Gives Is Tomorrow — Thursday, May 3!

Hear it straight from the ICL staff — how does your gift to ICL on May 3 make a difference?
And why is Idaho Gives so important for ICL?

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A Great Deal for Idaho’s Environment and Citizens

Great news! After years of ICL work, our expertise across the range of issues — coal plants, conservation programs and clean energy sources, as well as taxation and depreciation — enabled us to secure meaningful, long-term benefits for Idaho’s environment and its citizens.

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Salmon and Steelhead in Idaho Need Your Voice!

House Bill 3144 may be on the House floor schedule the week of April 23. This bill is wrong for Idaho’s endangered steelhead and salmon; it would work against all the hard work and court decisions aimed at saving them from extinction.

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We Can Have Reliable Electricity and Healthy Salmon

Using the same industry standard tools and data that BPA uses, a new study shows that investing in energy conservation and leveraging low cost energy sources will make the region’s electricity system much more reliable.

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Carbon Offsets — A Step Toward Greener Travel?

Carbon offset has become a buzzword in recent years as travelers look for ways to reduce their carbon footprints. What are carbon offsets, how do they work, and which ones should you purchase?

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A Game Changer for Wildfire Funding

The recently passed FY 2018 Omnibus Appropriations Act provides a new funding scenario for wildfires that will be a game changer for Idaho and the West.

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YVC: Inching Toward the Finish Line

Until the next legislative session convenes, ICL will identify issues, develop new ideas and connect with decision makers to advance conservation in 2019. After all, it’s only 291 days away!

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Idaho’s Water and Electricity — The Story Is Changing

To celebrate World Water Day today, I decided to focus this month’s Energy News on how Idaho’s water story is historically intertwined with our electricity system. But the times are changing.

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