The Oak Ridge Environmental Peace Alliance today called for a new Environmental Impact Statement for the Y12 Nuclear Weapons Complex and the new bomb plant—the Uranium Processing Facility—planned for Y12.
“Concerns about the ability of facilities here to withstand an earthquake, and what will happen if they fail, are at the heart of safety concerns at [...]
Remember Hiroshima and Nagasaki
WEDNESDAY AUGUST 6
6:00 – 8:00am
NAMES AND REMEMBRANCE
Y12 NUCLEAR WEAPONS COMPLEX, OAK RIDGE
You are invited/requested to join the Oak Ridge Environmental Peace Alliance on Wednesday, August 6, at the Y12 Nuclear Weapons Complex in Oak Ridge for the annual Names and Remembrance Ceremony commemorating the destruction of Hiroshima, Japan. We need readers who [...]
The Oak Ridge Environmental Peace Alliance will commemorate the bombing of Hiroshima Japan on August 6, 1945 with a Names and Remembrance Ceremony on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at the gates of the Y12 Nuclear Weapons Complex in Oak Ridge, TN, at the intersection of Scarboro Road and East Bear Creek Road.
The Names and Remembrance [...]
With the National Nuclear Security Administration dumping the old “Big Box” UPF, the Red Team proposal—a smaller UPF, some operations moved into older, deteriorating facilities indefinitely, and construction of some smaller, less-secure facilities—is a significant change from the old plan. So it obligates NNSA to prepare a new Environmental Impact Statement. OREPA’s July UPF UPDate looks at [...]Continue Reading
As the National Nuclear Security Administration pushes to implement the new “Red Team” plan for the UPF, OREPA and the Alliance for Nuclear Accountability have raised a yellow flag, asking NNSA Administrator Frank Klotz to begin the legally required Environmental Impact Statement process before NNSA invests in a plan. You can read the ANA letter [...]Continue Reading