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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UPF Accountability Project Charges NNSA with budget-busting maneuver

Dec 4, 2014 No Comments ›› orepa

The UPF Accountability Project, aided by our colleagues in New Mexico and California, released a document which reveals NNSA’s attempt to redefine the UPF project in a way that opens the door to budget-busting bills for the modernization of the Y12 weapons complex. You can read the release and the document, apparently circulated informally among …

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UPF Plan Moves Forward Despite Denials

Nov 21, 2014 No Comments ›› orepa

The latest UPF UPDate reveals NNSA has been busy, busy with plans for the new UPF bomb plant even as they deny the plant exists. Click here and follow the path to the UPDate! UPF update November 2014

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