OREPA RESPONDS TO DISINGENUOUS LETTER FROM COUNTY LEADERS
On May 9, 2012, the Knoxville News-Sentinel published a letter from the Mayor of Anderson County and the County Executive of Roane County rallying support for the Uranium Processing Facility in Oak Ridge, TN. In the letter, Mayor Iwanski and County Exec Woody declared themselves “very knowledgeable” of [...]
A report from Global Zero, a group dedicated to the abolition of nuclear weapons, might be expected to set its sights on a world free of nuclear weapons. A report prepared by a commission of Generals, Ambassadors and a retired Republican Senator might be expected to advocate a sustained commitment to projecting nuclear force with as [...]Continue Reading
The timing couldn’t be better—as OREPA continues to build the campaign against the new bomb plant at Y12, a long-time donor from eastern Kentucky has provided a challenge to OREPA supporters with a promise to match all contributions in $1,000 increments up to a total of $5,000. This means donors who are in a position [...]Continue Reading
After failing to get an appointment for weeks, OREPA members went to Senator Lamar Alexander’s office to present the letters signed during the April 21 action for peace at the Y12 Nuclear Weapons Complex in Oak Ridge.
At first, security at the Federal Courthouse asked us to leave the premises while we waited for people to [...]
The Oak Ridge Environmental Peace Alliance has filed a request with the Department of Energy’s Inspector General’s Office for an investigation into negligence in the design process of the Uranium Processing Facility at the Y12 Nuclear Weapons Complex in Oak Ridge, TN. The request comes after repeated requests for Senator Lamar Alexander to look into [...]Continue Reading