Most Sewage Treatment Plants in Idaho Are Still Not Making the Grade

ICL’s second annual report on Idaho’s sewage treatment plants shows that most are violating their permits in some way. Find out how your community’s sewage treatment plant is doing and what you can do.

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Devil’s Corral Spring a Free-Flowing Refuge for Fish on the Snake River

State of Idaho rejects a company’s water grab for major development on the Snake River canyon.

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Idaho Transportation Department Bows to Legal Pressure; Closes Motor Waste Wells

State motor waste wells were a pollution threat to our ground water. We filed suit and shut them down.

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A Race Against the Clock for Salmon and Steelhead

Idaho’s anadromous fish are in trouble.

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EPA’s Pruitt Comes to Idaho

Because of all the incredibly horrible press, I was expecting someone other than who I saw. I expected a bumbler and Scott Pruitt is certainly not that (well, at least when it comes to environmental rollbacks). In short, he’s a pro, and environmental policy is in for a very rough ride.

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Environmental Advocacy at the Scout Mountain Ultras

There is a growing debate over the relationship between outdoor recreation and environmental activism. We attended the Scout Mountain Ultras and got a firsthand glimpse of how outdoor recreation can help drive environmental advocacy if done thoughtfully.

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ICL Concerned About Arsenic Pollution to Waters of East Fork Big Wood River

“The East Fork of the Big Wood River is a spectacular river stretch and our community deserves to know that everything is being done to keep the water clean.”

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The Columbia River Treaty: A Once-in-a-Generation Chance to Get This Right

Adding the health of the river as a treaty purpose is not an attack on power production or flood management. Rather, it recognizes that river health is of comparable value for us today.

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EPA Seeks Less Science in Regulatory Development

EPA administrator Scott Pruitt is needlessly threatening our health and environment by seeking to limit the types of research that can be used to develop environmental policy.

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Salmon and Steelhead Get Bad News from DC

The U.S. House of Representatives passed HR 3144, also known as the Salmon Extinction Act. The bill enshrines Snake and Columbia river and dam management practices that federal courts have twice found to be inadequate to save the fish from extinction.

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