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 comments are submitted [...]
“It means nothing. It’s notional.”
That was the response of Curtis Chambellan, document manager for the Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on the Production of Tritium in a Commercial Light Water Reactor.
I was asking about a slide from a presentation the National Nuclear Security Administration had made to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission earlier in the year.
“It’s just [...]
More tritium for bombs in Watts Bar reactor; latest on the UPF; and more!
Click “continue reading” and then click through the links (twice) to read OREPA’s September newsletter:
OREPA news web 8.14
Understanding the Plan to continue production of nuclear weapons tritium at Watts Bar one step at a time:
1. The United States demolished the long-standing and internationally recognized wall between commercial and military nuclear power when it decided to produce tritium (a special isotope of hydrogen—H3) for nuclear weapons at the Watts Bar reactor in Spring [...]
You can download OREPA’s fact sheet (with information about how to submit comments or attend a public hearing, and including talking points!) by clicking through the links here until the pdf shows up! Public comment period ends September 22, 2014.
H3 fact sheet color 2014