Idaho Legislature Deregulates Phosphate Waste Amid Florida Crisis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 9, 2021Contact: Shannon Ansley, 208-220-2851; Doug Paddock, 208-991-4451 Late Wednesday, House Bill 239 passed the Idaho Legislature. If signed into law, House Bill 239 would repeal the authority of the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality to … Continued

January in Review

Our world, country, state, and communities continue to grapple with a flurry of historical events all while tending to upended daily life. The members and staff of Idaho Organization of Resource Councils (IORC) are no exception. Yet despite turmoil and … Continued

Taking Action for Responsible Pesticide Use

Thank you to everyone who submitted comments to the Idaho Department of Agriculture regarding the rules governing pesticides. Your voice is a critical part of this process!

Dear Idaho Officials, Do Better

Dear Idaho Governor and State Officials, Idaho Organization of Resource Councils appreciates the work you have done to keep our communities safe in this uncertain time. However, there are many workers that keep our state running that haven’t been provided … Continued

A letter from IORC Board Chair, Christina Stucker-Gassi

Hello fellow IORC members! It’s been another exciting year of seizing opportunity for our organization to move towards realizing our shared vision. Since I haven’t gotten the chance to directly connect with many of you, I want to share some … Continued

Visioning for the Year Ahead

Many people don’t start creating new years resolutions until it’s time to buy a new calendar but the staff at Idaho Organization of Resource Councils began planning for 2020 with plenty more time. In early December the staff gathered in … Continued

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 country. Solarize was started in Portland in 2009. There are now more than 30 states … Continued