ICAN wins Nobel!

Congratulations to our friends and colleagues whose work was instrumental in passing the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons!

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Thanks, APEC!

The Appalachian Peace Education Center hosted a surprise benefit for OREPA, complete with a jazz ensemble and great food—and raised over $900 for our legal challenge to the UPF bomb …

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The Bomb Started in Oak Ridge. It should end here. Now.

Jun 17, 2015 No Comments ›› orepa

HIROSHIMA/NAGASAKI EVENT SCHEDULE   Seventy years after the destruction of Hiroshima, Japan by the world’s first atomic bomb (and, three days later, Nagasaki, Japan), events in East Tennessee will join …

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$2 Billion for the UPF design—and still no design! Tell the taxpayer

Jun 5, 2015 No Comments ›› orepa

$430 more million dollars in this year’s budget for the UPF bomb plant brings the total for design only to $2 billion! Aside from secret meetings between TN Senator Lamar Alexander, who is …

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Alperovitz to tell The Story of the Bomb

May 30, 2015 No Comments ›› orepa

Gar Alperovitz opens OREPA’s observance of Hiroshima/Nagasaki + 70 at the East Tennessee History Center. The event is free and open to all.

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Defense asks court for immediate release of Transform Now Plowshares prisoners

May 15, 2015 No Comments ›› orepa

  Everyone seemed to have the same question following the news that the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals had thrown out the sabotage charge against Michael Walli, Megan Rice and …

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Youth challenge UPF bomb plant

May 5, 2015 No Comments ›› orepa

A letter from OREPA’s Youth Action Planning Committee to the Uranium Processing Facility bomb plant project manager, John Eschenberg, presented a blunt and simple question: “We ask you directly: How …

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