Georgia WAND’s Recovery and Resistance Efforts by Natalie Herrington

Georgia WAND serves on several regional and national coalitions where we focus on emergency preparedness, response, recovery, and resistance especially in communities living in close proximity to nuclear energy and nuclear weapons plants. Janie Hill Scott, Georgia WAND Community Organizer in Burke County, recently joined a Just Adaptation and Mitigation …

Next Community Talk – September 18, 2017

Georgia WAND Education Fund, Inc. in collaboration with UGA’s Savannah River Ecology Lab (SREL) will be hosting the 3rd monthly education series; September’s “Community Talk” at the Burke County Library on September 18, 2017. This month’s theme is Radiation In Our Lives. Attendees will hear information about what radiation is, types and …

Pack PSC Meeting on August 31, 2017

It’s Reckoning Time for nuclear power Plant Vogtle. This month, August 2017, Georgia Power will make a recommendation to Georgia’s Public Service Commission (PSC) about whether or not to pull the plug on this expansion, which is egregiously costly and behind schedule. The final decision, which is ultimately up to …

Next Community Talk – August 21, 2017

Georgia WAND, in collaboration with UGA’s Savannah River Ecology Lab (SREL) will be hosting the 2nd monthly education series, August’s “Community Talk” at the Burke County Library on August 21, 2017. This month’s theme is Contaminants In Our Lives. Attendees will hear information about types of contaminants, exposure pathways in Shell Bluff …

EPA Shell Bluff Tour

Another Success in Shell Bluff! EPA Meeting: A Report Back to Our Members On August 15 and 16, 2016, Georgia WAND hosted seven officials from the Environmental Protection Agency, Matthew Tejada, Director, EPA Office of Environmental Justice, Washington DC; MaKara Rumley, Office of the Regional Administrator, Senior Advisor on Communities, …