NEW INDICTMENT FOR PEACE ACTIVISTS THREATENS
LIFE SENTENCE FOR NUN AND COLLEAGUES.
(December 6, 2013, Knoxville, TN) – Prosecutors made good on a threat on Tuesday when a grand jury in Knoxville, Tennessee handed down a superseding indictment charging three nonviolent peace activists under US sabotage laws. The three count indictment drops a previous trespass charge and [...]
The Oak Ridge Environmental Peace Alliance was one of sixty groups that signed a letter seeking to constrain funding for the Uranium Processing Facility, the $8 billion dollar bomb plant slated for the Y12 Nuclear Weapons Complex in Oak Ridge, TN. OREPA, along with other members of the Alliance for Nuclear Accountability, was joined by [...]Continue Reading
The attached pdf file includes photos and expository captions released today, October 22, by the Transform Now Plowshares.
Transform Now Plowshares photos
Following is the press release which accompanied the photos’ release
PHOTOS OF PLOWSHARES PROTEST AGAINST NUCLEAR WEAPONS AND
NEW BOMB PLANT PROPOSED FOR Y-12 COMPLEX IN OAK RIDGE
The Transform Now Plowshares resisters, Michael Walli, Megan Rice [...]
When three Transform Now Plowshares activists penetrated the ultra-high-security zone at the Y12 Nuclear Weapons Plant in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, it got attention. Congress held hearings to find out how it happened; NNSA officials who had managed to defer most of the attention to their contractors were required to answer questions.
It is time for Congress [...]
Here are just a few of the things we learned today at the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board hearing in Knoxville, Tennessee.
• With the UPF approaching 90% design completion, and more than half a billion dollars spent, a decision has been taken to go back to the drawing board to re-design the facility because the [...]