Stories tagged: Idaho Conservation League
Sun., April 16, 2017, 4:13 p.m.
Idaho conservation group files complaint over waste pit at cheese plant
An Idaho conservation group has filed a complaint to several state agencies asking officials to inspect a wastewater pit used by a Nampa cheese-making plant.
Sun., Feb. 5, 2017, 4:30 a.m.
Push to turn over federal lands to the states may be losing steam
A Utah congressman’s abrupt reversal on a proposal to sell 3.3 million acres of public land across the West is significant, and may be part of a shift in the …
Mon., Aug. 1, 2016, 1:49 p.m.
Idaho group backtracks on plastic bag maker accusations
An Idaho environmental group that accused a nationwide plastic bag producer of violating federal laws on reporting toxic waste says it made a mistake.
Mon., Nov. 16, 2015, 6:28 p.m.
Avista asks to restart conservation upgrade rebates in Idaho
Avista Utilities wants to resurrect a program that gives Idaho customers rebates for upgrading to high-efficiency natural gas furnaces and other energy conservation projects.
Sat., June 21, 2014
Australian mining company to drill near Idaho’s Hall Mountain
An Australian mining company will conduct exploratory drilling this summer on the Idaho Panhandle National Forests near the Canadian border. MMG Ltd. is looking for zinc deposits in the Hall …
UPDATED: Fri., June 20, 2014, 9:53 a.m.
Exploratory drilling planned at N. Idaho mountain
An Australian mining company will conduct exploratory drilling this summer on Forest Service land in Boundary County near the Canadian border.
Sun., April 27, 2014
Field reports: Boulder-White Clouds monument, poacher sentenced, Grand Coulee geology tour, Steamboat Rock accessible fishing pier
PUBLIC LAND – Groups have added about 21,000 acres to a proposed national monument in central Idaho, to include petrified sequoia trees. The Idaho Conservation League, Wilderness Society and others …
Fri., April 18, 2014
Climate group urges activism in investing
Getting public institutions and pension funds to pull their investment dollars from fossil fuels is the new push for climate activists, an organizer said Thursday during a talk in Coeur …
Thu., Oct. 3, 2013
BPA sued over flucating levels on Lake Pend Oreille
Subjecting Lake Pend Oreille to fluctuating water levels aimed at increasing downstream power generation will erode shorelines, hurt water quality and destroy valuable wetlands at Idaho’s largest lake, the Idaho …
Mon., Nov. 5, 2012
Conservation group drops dredging suit
BOISE – An Idaho conservation group has dropped its lawsuit challenging state approval of a plan to dredge a stretch of the Salmon River for gold. The Idaho Conservation League …
Fri., June 22, 2012
Idaho senators oppose expanded caribou habitat
Only two woodland caribou were spotted in North Idaho in 1983, when the last wild herd in the Lower 48 received emergency protection under the Endangered Species Act. As the …
Wed., Dec. 21, 2011
Caribou protection worries officials
Protecting habitat for woodland caribou will create economic hardships in Bonner County’s rural communities, its board of commissioners said Tuesday, predicting that the designation would create new restrictions on logging, …
Sun., May 29, 2011
North Idaho summer group hikes scheduled
Two North Idaho conservation organizations have scheduled a full summer season of guided group hikes and related events, starting Saturday. The trips range from easy to difficult and from the …
Thu., Dec. 9, 2010
Idaho parks e-mails concern Feds
BOISE – An e-mail exchange between state and federal officials that emerged publicly Wednesday highlights how motorized recreation and wildlife advocates are jockeying for influence in the debate over how …