UPF Update – June 2013

Jun 7, 2013 No Comments ›› orepa

The latest UPF Update traces the cost trajectory for the Uranium Processing Facility and takes note of Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander’s statement that he has “had it with these DOE projects that start out costing $1 billion and end up costing $6 billion.” You can find the June UPF UPDate here:
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UPF Update

May 16, 2013 No Comments ›› orepa

A streamlined fact sheet on the current status of the UPF and issues pending. Please feel free to circulate.
UPF update May 2013 web

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Day Three: Transform Now Plowshares

May 10, 2013 4 Comments ›› orepa

White roses, Bibles, bolt cutters and quotations from Martin Luther King, Jr. are the tools of sabotage—at least that’s how the prosecutors and jury in East Tennessee saw it when it came time to pass judgement on Megan Rice, Michael Walli and Greg Boertje-Obed in the Transform Now Plowshares case.
The prosecutor asked for and received [...]

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Day Two: Transform Now Plowshares Trial

May 7, 2013 No Comments ›› orepa

It was a day full of testimony, cross examination, and more testimony—the first full day of the Transform Now Plowshares defendants began in Knoxville, Tennessee, at 8:00am as supporters gathered with the defendants in downtown Knoxville to process to the federal courthouse.
By 8:15 they were in the courtyard of the federal courthouse building and security [...]

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Day 1: Transform Now Plowshares Trial

May 6, 2013 3 Comments ›› orepa

For those trying to follow jury selection in the Transform Now Plowshares trial, it was not an ideal situation. The public and media were isolated in an adjacent courtroom with a widescreen TV; the video remained steady—half the screen was filled with carpet, and the rest with an upward gazing view of the podium in [...]

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