Georgia WAND’s Historic 2019 DC Days: A Success!

By Phyllis Richardson and Jumana Master  From May 18-22, 2019, Georgia WAND descended on Washington DC with an historical delegation of 10 women, the majority of whom were women of color. We participated in the Alliance for Nuclear Accountability’s (ANA) annual D.C. Days. ANA is comprised of more than 30 …

Termination of MOX Construction By Esme Rodehaver

On February 8, 2019, the The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission terminated the construction authorization for the plutonium fuel (MOX) project at the Savannah River Site. According to Tom Clements, the director of the watchdog group Savannah River Site Watch, this means that we can now consider this project “dead.” MOX …

Nevada Sues Over Unannounced Plutonium Shipment from SRS By Esme Rodehaver

Nevada Lawsuit Over Unannounced Plutonium Shipment  In August of 2018, the federal Department of Energy (DOE) approved the transfer of a metric ton of weapons grade plutonium from their Savannah River Site in South Carolina to the Nevada National Security Site. In response, the State of Nevada filed a lawsuit …

Georgia WAND Open House Report Back By Lindsay Harper

We are happy to report that our Open House, which primarily served as the official follow-up meeting to the December 2018 Community Forum in Atlanta’s Neighborhood Planning Unit-V (NPU-V) was a success! Nearly 25 residents came out to pick where we left off at the successful forum at the end of last year.  The …

WeCount! THIS IS WHAT DEMOCRACY LOOKS LIKE… By Jewel Howard

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”    – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Georgia WAND turned out along with thousands of others for the annual Commemorative King Holiday March and Rally. The march began at Peachtree Street and ended at the Dr. King National Park (which …