OREPA calls on University President to reconsider

OREPA sent a letter to Randy Boyd, President of the University of Tennessee, asking him to reconsider his decision to tender a bid on the management/operations contract for the Y-12 Nuclear Weapons Complex in Oak Ridge, TN. Read the text here:

A moment or a movement?

Now that the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons has entered into force, and we’ve celebrated—what’s next? February 25 zoom will start to map out the next steps.

January 22, 2021

Celebrating the entry into force of the Nuclear Ban Treaty at the Y-12 Nuclear Weapons Complex in Oak Ridge, TN. 122 Yellow Xs are tied to the fence—representing the 122 nations that voted for the Treaty in July 2017. And a banner declaring nuclear weapons illegal is hung on the fence as well, along with […]

January 22, 2021

The Ban Treaty enters into force. We took the word to the University of Tennessee whose President announced last month that he wants to bid on the contract to manage the Y-12 Nuclear Weapons Complex to build nuclear weapons!

A persistent presence for peace

OREPA celebrated 21 years of Sunday vigils at the Y-12 Nuclear Weapons Complex on November 29, 2020. The coronavirus limited our numbers, but we took an anniversary photo as part of the celebration!