My departure from Georgia WAND – Thank you for your support! By Lindsay Harper

My incredibly fulfilling journey at Georgia WAND has come to an end. I want to send a special thank you to the Georgia WAND Board of Directors, staff, funders, donors, supporters, stakeholders, and squad members!  I’m honored to elevate the leadership inside of Georgia WAND, our own Burke County Nuclear …

Comment Period OPEN Regarding the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Pit Production at SRS

To read the draft Savannah River Site Environmental Impact Statement for Pit Production, please follow this link. The comment period opened on 4/3/2020 and is set to end on 5/18/2020. You may submit a formal comment as well.For further information, please contact Ms. Jennifer NelsonNEPA Compliance Officer, National Nuclear Security Administration …

Don’t Send Nuclear Waste to the Regular Trash

The open comment period is from April 20, 2020 to July 20, 2020. The NRC (Nuclear Regulatory Commission) may change its rules to allow the nuclear industry to dump some of its waste in landfills. A proposal is on the table to reclassify low-level radioactive waste making it possible for it to …

Be Included By Completing The Census! by Phyllis Richardson

More than 120 materials and resources across languages are now available on the 2020 Census website. Visit the Outreach Materials page at 2020census.gov/partners to find downloadable handouts, posters, social media posts, toolkits and other resources to support your 2020 Census outreach. Materials can be filtered by language, type and audience and can be used both digitally and in …

In Times Like These…..Responsing to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic by Phyllis Richardson

These are uncertain times: information on COVID-19 is rapidly changing; employers are laying off employees;grocery stores’ shelves are low and in some cases empty; and we are told in some places to “shelter in place” and other places we are just being asked to practice “social distancing”.  One thing is clear, we must …

A Message In Uncertain Times

In the words of our community elder, Annie Laura Howard Stephens, “Be encouraged. Be encouraged. Be encouraged.” It’s uncertain times like these that remind us to be steadfast in our trust in ourselves and each other. The multiple stories of acts of kindness such as pop-up food pantries, young people running …