Contemplation At The Oak Ridge, Tn Nuclear Weapons Facility

(Originally published Thursday, June 18, 2015 on http://haltfermi.blogspot.com/)

on the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

March and rally on August 8, 2015 10:30 AM Bissell Park, Oak Ridge, Tenn. [Seehttps://www.google.com/maps/@36.0120932,-84.2630897,18z?hl=en for location.]

About 1942, the U.S., Canada, and the U.K. produced a secret agreement and subsequently expanded it: to mine the uranium, build reactors to produce nuclear weapons material, expose humans and other life forms to ionizing radiation at whatever level necessary, produce, test, and use atomic weapons. Continue reading “Contemplation At The Oak Ridge, Tn Nuclear Weapons Facility”

Fermi 3, Round 2

(Originally published Thursday, May 21, 2015 on http://haltfermi.blogspot.com/)

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has given DTE Electric (DTE) the license it needs in order to build Fermi 3. They plan to build this new nuclear reactor on the shore of Lake Erie adjacent to Fermi 2.

The Sierra Club along with the Alliance to Halt Fermi 3, Beyond Nuclear and other anti-nuclear groups, was opposed to this license. We delayed its issuance by more than 3 years. There are still open objections which should have been resolved before the NRC issued the license, but that part of the process is finished for practical purposes. Continue reading “Fermi 3, Round 2”