“A Day at the Capitol”: A day of firsts! Georgia WAND gets recognized in the House and Hosts a Legislative Tea & Sweets for all Georgia women legislators

Georgia WAND held “A Day at the Capitol” on Thursday, March 21, just two weeks before Georgia’s 2019 legislative session drew to a close. We began the day in the Georgia House of Representatives. During session, Representative Becky Evans (District 83) went to the well to speak about the effective work of …

SAVE THE DATE: MD4P 2019 Is Supporting the Black Mama’s Bailout Action

For this year’s for Mother’s Day for Peace, we’re going to shake it up a bit. MD4P is Georgia WAND’s signature event to educate the community about nuclear harm issues and the need for peace and justice. Instead of our normal event, this year we’re inviting you to join us …

Georgia WAND Welcomes Phyllis Richardson to the Squad! By Lindsay Harper

Georgia WAND is happy to welcome Phyllis Richardon to the squad! We are fortunate to have someone with Phyllis’ spirit, energy and talent joining us during this important time at our organization and in the work. She will be serving as our Government Affairs coordinator working to help us advance …

Termination of MOX Construction By Esme Rodehaver

On February 8, 2019, the The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission terminated the construction authorization for the plutonium fuel (MOX) project at the Savannah River Site. According to Tom Clements, the director of the watchdog group Savannah River Site Watch, this means that we can now consider this project “dead.” MOX …

Nevada Sues Over Unannounced Plutonium Shipment from SRS By Esme Rodehaver

Nevada Lawsuit Over Unannounced Plutonium Shipment  In August of 2018, the federal Department of Energy (DOE) approved the transfer of a metric ton of weapons grade plutonium from their Savannah River Site in South Carolina to the Nevada National Security Site. In response, the State of Nevada filed a lawsuit …