Georgia WAND helps deliver CWIP Repeal petition to Governor Deal

Georgia’s nuclear power plant Plant Vogtle’s current construction of 2 new reactors is only 40% complete but is already $5 billion over budget and five years behind schedule. Currently, many Georgia electric customers are paying for this nuclear power unknowingly. It’s called Construction Work in Progress (CWIP). Georgia WAND has supported Nuclear …

Nuclear Harm Reduction Starts at Home

 This week, Atlanta hosted the “8th Annual International SMR and Advanced Reactor Summit,” a conference with nuclear industry representatives sharing false and misleading information about the viability of any nuclear energy sources. Georgia WAND stands firmly against building any new nuclear power reactors and SMRs (small modular reactors) in particular. …

2018 Legislative Update

By Friday, March 23, 2018, the General Assembly will have completed 38 days of the 40-day session. There are just two days left in this second leg of the 2017-2018 term. Georgia legislators meet Tuesday for Day 39 and Sine Die, the last day of the session, will fall on …

The $29 billion nuclear boondoggle that’s poisoning Black communities by Gloria Tatum

Scalawag Magazine, Gloria Tatum, March 6, 2018 As members of Congress clamored last month to pass a spending bill and avoid a second federal government shutdown, much of the public dialogue revolved more around the standoff between Republicans and Democrats than the contents of the bill. But for residents of Shell …

Georgia WAND Squad Lobbies Under Gold Dome + Photo Gallery

On Thursday, a cohort of Georgia WAND staff and volunteers went to lobby at the state capitol alongside our allies in the the Georgia Water Coalition for Capitol Conservation Day. We met with GA Senators in support of legislation that allows for safer and cleaner living conditions for Georgia residents. …

Join Us for Georgia WAND’S 16th Annual REAL State of the Union

Please save the date for Georgia WAND’s 16th annual REAL State of the Union, featuring a panel of courageous thinkers, leaders, and activists to guide and inspire us into collective action. This event was born after Atlanta Journal Constitution journalist Jay Bookman uncovered the U.S.’s imperial interests behind the 2002 …