News from Climate & Energy

April Recap: Bad Bills

The 2021 Idaho Legislative Session has kept Idaho Organization of Resource Councils members busy fighting a flurry of harmful bills. Two such bills, SB1110 and…

IORC Calls on Legislature to Ensure Safety, Equal Access to Lawmakers during Coronavirus Pandemic

November 30, 2020  Senate Majority Leader, Honorable Chuck Winder;Speaker of the House, Honorable Scott BedkeState CapitolP.O. Box 83720Boise, ID 83720 CC: Governor Brad Little; President…

Solarize Pocatello

Solarize Pocatello, a clean energy campaign of the Portneuf Resource Council, is modeled after a national Solarize program that has run in communities around the…

Oil & Gas Publications

RECLAMATION BONDING REQUIREMENTS FOR OIL AND GAS WELLS

The Oil and Gas Reclamation Bonding Amounts matrix lists the bonding requirements for 11 states and the federal government. Reclamation bonds are intended to ensure…

THE FLARING BOOM

Surging oil production in shale hot spots, like the Bakken in North Dakota and Eagle Ford in Texas, has increased waste of natural gas through…

NO TIME TO WASTE

No Time to Waste examines standards and disposal practices around radioactive oil and gas waste in Colorado, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming. It…

Oil & Gas Actions

Sign the Oil and Gas Bill of Rights

TAKE ACTION NOW! Add your name to the Oil & Gas Bill of Rights!  By signing you show your support for people facing oil and gas development.  You…