Talks between North and South Korea: Progress

At Georgia WAND, we believe that diplomacy and communication–not violence and threats–are the answer to global issues. So we support the ongoing talks between North and South Korea, and North Korea’s participation in Seoul’s Olympics. Please read the following statement written by Joseph Cirincione, the Executive Director of Ploughshares Fund, …

On the Nuclear Posture Review by Emily Weyrauch

With the Trump administration’s new Nuclear Posture Review (NPR) being released Friday 2/2 after being leaked a few weeks ago, Georgia WAND knows there is cause for concern. The Nuclear Posture Review contains plans to build smaller nuclear weapons that will respond to the threat of cyberattack and there are …

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 …