Celebrate peace!

East Tennessee will celebrate Women Making Change at this year’s Peacemaker Award celebration. Renee Hoyos, Tory Mills, Drocella Mugorewera, and Seema Singh Perez will be honored on Saturday, March 2, …

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Nuclear disconnect

           Two reports were released in late January that put the reality of the nuclear threat in sharp focus—and neither one provides reassurance to those who are aware of the existential …

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Report from the front gate: 19 years of Sunday vigils at Y-12

Nov 26, 2018 No Comments ›› orepa

Bill Clinton was impeached, and pro-wrestler Jesse Ventura became Governor of Minnesota. Michael Jordan retired from basketball, and the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland joined NATO. The Euro was born, …

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WHAT ABOUT THE INF TREATY?

Oct 23, 2018 1 Comment ›› orepa

THE INF TREATY IN THE NEWS Why, suddenly, a shot-across-the-bow announcement from the President that the United States will withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty? I say “suddenly” because …

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Presbyterian Church says No to Nuclear Weapons

Jun 21, 2018 1 Comment ›› orepa

The General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA) the largest presbyterian ecclesiastical body in the United States, has approved an Overture calling on the US government to “begin immediately the …

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Bomb Plant environmental analysis weak, vague, and inadequate

May 31, 2018 No Comments ›› orepa

When OREPA and Nuclear Watch New Mexico filed a lawsuit in July 2017 challenging the government’s environmental analysis of the UPF bomb plant, the government official response was dismissive. Over …

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OREPA, NWNM challenge UPF construction—demand answers

Mar 26, 2018 1 Comment ›› orepa

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 26, 2018 UNITED STATES TO BEGIN CONSTRUCTION OF NEW NUCLEAR BOMB PLANT Oak Ridge, TN – The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) announced on Friday, March …

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