PRESS RELEASE: Georgia WAND Responds to PSC’s 12/21 Decision Mandating Rate Payers Shoulder Nuclear Expansion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 12/28/2017 Contact: Lindsay Harper Deputy Director Georgia WAND Education Fund lindsay@georgiawand.org (404) 428-7440 Georgia WAND Responds to PSC’s 12/21 Decision Mandating Rate Payers Shoulder Nuclear Expansion Financial Burden ATLANTA, GA, Tuesday December 28, 2017: Although disappointed that the Georgia Public Service Commission decision moves Plant Vogtle’s construction …

Locals Condemn Expansion of Georgia Nuclear Plant

January 9, 2018, by EVA FEDDERLY, Courthouse News SHELL BLUFF, Ga. (CN)- The Rev. Charles Utley was born in the rural town of Shell Bluff, Ga., in 1947, long before nuclear power facility Plant Vogtle erected its first two nuclear reactors in the community. When Utley was a boy, people …

Georgia WAND Releases Report on the Nexus of Climate Change, the Nuclear Industry, and Southern Communities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 12/15/2017 Contact: Lindsay Harper Program and Communications Manager Georgia WAND Education Fund lindsay@georgiawand.org Georgia WAND Releases Report on the Nexus of Climate Change, the Nuclear Industry, and Southern Communities Environmental group calls for clean energy, sustainable local economies, and long-term health research Atlanta, GA: On Wednesday 12/13, …

Press Conference for Climate and Nuclear Report Features Scientists, Activists

Atlanta, GA: On Thursday 12/14/17, Georgia WAND held a tele-press conference about the release of a new report about climate change and nuclear industry co-written with the Nuclear Information Resources Service (NIRS). The report, titled Community Impacts at the Crossroads of Nuclear and Climate Injustices in the U.S. South, features an in-depth analysis …

Announcing Climate and Nuclear Report by Georgia WAND

December 13, 2017, Atlanta, GA: Today we announce the release of the report Community Impacts at the Crossroads of Nuclear and Climate Injustices in the U.S. South. A partnership of Georgia WAND and the Nuclear Information Resources Service (NIRS), this report features an in-depth analysis of the effects of climate change and …

Plant Vogtle Named As One of “Dirty Dozen” Offenders of Georgia’s Water

On Tuesday, November 14, 2017, the Georgia Water Coalition, of which Georgia WAND is a member, released their Dirty Dozen-their annual call to action highlighting the worst offenses to Georgia’s water. They named nuclear power Plant Vogtle of these infamous offenders. The report, available here in full, states:   This year’s report …