19 years of peace vigils!

Every Sunday for 19 years, we have gathered at the gates of the Y12 Nuclear Weapons Complex in Oak Ridge, TN, to be a persistent presence for peace. On November …

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International Peace Day

It was a community event for all ages when we gathered to celebrate International Peace Day at Union Avenue Books in Knoxville to fold 1,000 Cranes. 1,000 Cranes is an …

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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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BOMB PLANT COMMENT PERIOD OPEN UNTIL JUNE 20

May 31, 2018 1 Comment ›› orepa

You can comment on the new Supplement Analysis for the Y12 UPF bomb plant until June 20. The NNSA has prepared a second Supplement Analysis of the 2011 Y12 Site-Wide …

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