City reviews plan to protect drinking water from contamination

TWIN FALLS — As the city is in the process of adding a new wellhead, staff would like to update Twin Falls’ Drinking Water Protection Plan.

Van Der Meulen re-appointed to Water Resource Board

BOISE — The Idaho Senate has confirmed former Gov. Butch Otter’s re-appointments of four members of the Idaho Water Resource Board: Peter Van Der Meulen of Hailey, Jeff Raybould of Rexburg, Dale Van Stone of Hope and Jo Ann Cole-Hansen of Lewiston.

Nuclear waste storage project in New Mexico draws criticism

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A plan to temporarily store spent fuel from U.S. commercial nuclear reactors at a site in southeastern New Mexico is drawing opposition from critics who say the risks are too great.