Can you feel it now? That’s urgency…

Nov 9, 2016 2 Comments ›› orepa

“Presidents come and Presidents go,” I said to a young friend who was in despair about the choices she faced heading to the polls for the first time. We didn’t know what we would be facing on November 9 back then, and the truth is we still don’t really know how The Donald will govern …

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UN Votes to convene conference on Nuclear Weapons Ban!

Oct 28, 2016 No Comments ›› orepa

Historic United Nations vote sets stage for a showdown   The United Nations took a step toward a future free of nuclear weapons today when the First Committee of the General Assembly voted, 123-38 (with 16 abstaining), to begin negotiations in 2017 on a treaty to ban nuclear weapons.   The vote signals the frustration …

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OREPA teams with Nuclear Watch New Mexico to demand new Environmental Impact Statement

Oct 27, 2016 No Comments ›› orepa

** IMMEDIATE RELEASE ** 28 OCTOBER 2016   WATCHDOG GROUPS CALL FOR NEW NUCLEAR BOMB PLANT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STUDY CITE WORKER AND PUBLIC RISKS, NEW SEISMIC INFORMATION     The Oak Ridge Environmental Peace Alliance and Nuclear Watch New Mexico today released a letter to Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz calling for a new Site-Wide …

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1000 cranes!

Sep 25, 2016 No Comments ›› orepa

Teenagers standing around staring at something in their hands—cell phones? No! Peace cranes! We had a great day folding peace cranes in Knoxville with CISV and Church of the Savior youth as part of International Peace Day

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Celebrating OREPA’s dear old coordinator

Sep 24, 2016 No Comments ›› orepa

Emphasis on OLD. Ralph’s birthday concert/fundraising was great fun all around. Dozens came to celebrate, including, here, daughter Sarah Margaret. (photo by Mary Bryan)

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