ENVIRONMENT, SCIENCE Monitoring Beginning In Ga. Community Near Nuclear Sites

JUN 20, 2017 by MOLLY SAMUEL, WABE Researchers are starting an environmental monitoring program in the Georgia community of Shell Bluff. The community is south of Augusta on the Savannah River, near a nuclear power plant and a federal nuclear facility. Some residents are worried about the potential for contamination. …

Shell Bluff: Georgia’s Own Flint Water Crisis

APRIL 12, 2016 BY REGINA WILLIS, Better Georgia The stories of towns with contaminated water supplies are always disturbing: strange rashes, stunted growth, unexplained illnesses and long term health impacts. Flint, Mich. grabbed national attention for lead-contaminated drinking water and the cover-up by public officials. In our own backyard, residents …

Georgia WAND in Z Magazine “Nuclear Battle in Georgia”

  October 2011 By John Raymond http://www.zcommunications.org/contents/181277/print Undeterred by the nuclear power industry’s latest radiological catastrophe in Japan, the Obama administration is moving to put the stamp of approval on a far-reaching nuclear expansion project that has raised charges of environmental injustice from regional watchdog groups who have been fighting …

CNN story on Shell Bluff Community near Plant Vogtle

See CNN video : CNN aired an environmental justice story, co-produced by Georgia WAND, about Shell Bluff, GA, featuring Georgia WAND member, Annie Laura Stephens, members of her family who live in Shell Bluff, and Georgia Environmental Protection Division staffers. This piece is a celebration of Georgia WAND activism at …