UPF UPDate explains latest budget shenanigans—Congress puts runaway train back on track

Dec 9, 2014 No Comments ›› orepa

The UPF bomb plant has spent more than a billion dollars already, but that money doesn’t count under Congress’s new “cap” for the project. It was also initially to include a broad slate of operations, replacing unsafe facilities at the Y12 Plant. No money for that now, the “cap” is for just the bomb production …

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Francis Calls for Nuclear Disarmament

Dec 8, 2014 1 Comment ›› orepa

POPE FRANCIS REJECTS NUCLEAR POLICY OF US, OTHERS “THE USE OR POSSESSION OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS IS NOT AT ALL ACCEPTABLE” Pope Francis has renounced the Catholic Church’s conditional acceptance of the policy of deterrence and declared, through the apostolic nuncio, “We go back to the position that the possession and use of nuclear weapons is …

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UPF Accountability Project Charges NNSA with budget-busting maneuver

Dec 4, 2014 No Comments ›› orepa

The UPF Accountability Project, aided by our colleagues in New Mexico and California, released a document which reveals NNSA’s attempt to redefine the UPF project in a way that opens the door to budget-busting bills for the modernization of the Y12 weapons complex. You can read the release and the document, apparently circulated informally among …

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UPF Plan Moves Forward Despite Denials

Nov 21, 2014 No Comments ›› orepa

The latest UPF UPDate reveals NNSA has been busy, busy with plans for the new UPF bomb plant even as they deny the plant exists. Click here and follow the path to the UPDate! UPF update November 2014

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Groups join OREPA in Tritium comments

Sep 22, 2014 No Comments ›› orepa

The Oak Ridge Environmental Peace Alliance was joined by colleagues across the country in submitting comments on the plan to continue producing tritium (and polluting the Tennessee River) for bombs. Read the comments below: Comments on the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Production of Tritium in a Commercial Light Water Reactor The following …

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