UPF Update budget request challenges conservatives

Feb 20, 2015 No Comments ›› orepa

President Obama is asking for a $100,000,000 increase in funding for the UPF bomb plant for Oak Ridge—a whopping 30% increase for the bomb plant that has no plan. To read all about it in the latest UPF UPDate (published by OREPA’s UPF Accountability Project) click continue reading, then click on UPF Update (may require following …

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We are OREPA

Feb 12, 2015 3 Comments ›› orepa

Meet the Oak Ridge Environmental Peace Alliance: click on the continue reading button, then click on the video to play:

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Archive: A Citizen’s Guide to Oak Ridge 1992

Feb 4, 2015 No Comments ›› orepa

In 1989, the Oak Ridge Education Project, a project of the Foundation for Global Sustainability in Knoxville, TN and the legal antecedent to OREPA published A Citizen’s Guide to Oak Ridge which documented the extent of environmental contamination from nuclear weapons production and other activities in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. In 1992, the Citizen’s Guide was updated, …

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UPF UPDate explains latest budget shenanigans—Congress puts runaway train back on track

Dec 9, 2014 No Comments ›› orepa

The UPF bomb plant has spent more than a billion dollars already, but that money doesn’t count under Congress’s new “cap” for the project. It was also initially to include a broad slate of operations, replacing unsafe facilities at the Y12 Plant. No money for that now, the “cap” is for just the bomb production …

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Francis Calls for Nuclear Disarmament

Dec 8, 2014 1 Comment ›› orepa

POPE FRANCIS REJECTS NUCLEAR POLICY OF US, OTHERS “THE USE OR POSSESSION OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS IS NOT AT ALL ACCEPTABLE” Pope Francis has renounced the Catholic Church’s conditional acceptance of the policy of deterrence and declared, through the apostolic nuncio, “We go back to the position that the possession and use of nuclear weapons is …

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