Jul. 02, 2020: ACP/Dominion's failure to complete its due diligence - listening to communities, to experts, to the agencies from whom it needed permits - is the reason it has been forced into the position of seeking an extension of two (2) years for the Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity.
Jun. 27, 2020: NUCLEAR ALERT! LISTEN IN: Vogtle 3 hearing on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, at 10:00 AM Eastern: Who: Atomic Safety and Licensing Board, Southern Company, Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League What: Preliminary Hearing Oral Argument Where: Hearing Conducted via Teleconference Why: Should Southern's Request for License Amendment be Granted
Jun. 18, 2020: Today residents of Snow Camp and the Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League (BREDL) filed for legal action in Alamance County Superior Court, demanding that the County enforce the regulations in its Heavy Industrial Development Ordinance (HIDO). At issue is a proposed rock quarry in the residential community.
Jun. 15, 2020: BREDL contends that, under the guise of a one-inch change in the seismic gap between two critical walls in the Vogtle reactor, Southern Nuclear Company has admitted to a much more serioius problem.
May 18, 2020: Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act - Section 102 42 U.S.C. 4332 DOE/NNSA must take a systematic, interdisciplinary approach to environmental impact on the human environment. The draft EIS posits two alternatives: 1) Proposed Action to repurpose the mixed oxide fuel fabrication facility into the Savannah River Plutonium Processing Facility to […]
On Wednesday, May 20, at 4:30 PM, the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission will hold a public information session online. It will have NRC employees responsible for plant inspections participating, including the operating and construction resident inspectors. The session is scheduled for 4:30 p.m., Eastern Time. The public is encouraged to attend.
May. 12, 2020: The Company's License Amendment Request does not comply with the current licensing basis, the applicable statutes and regulations, or the process for modifying the current licensing basis for Vogtle Unit 3 as set forth in 10 CFR 52.98(f). The Nuclear Regulatory Commission cannot approve this license amendment request. Our principal interests are […]
May 11, 2020: We have posted out latest newsletter online. Articles include: North Carolina landowners fight Atlantic Coast Pipeline invasion during pandemic, “Where there is no vision, the people perish.” Proverbs 29:18, Non – ionizing radiation, good or bad?, BREDL's new podcast: In Our Backyard Podcast, Anderson and Prospect Hill join forces in a new […]
May 04, 2020: Today, residents of Caswell County made a formal request to the Board of Commissioners for a comprehensive review of existing and proposed paving industry permits in the Prospect Hill and Anderson communities. The request echoed one made Thursday to the Division of Air Quality by the Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League.
Apr. 07, 2020: Landowners on the route of the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline are fighting to prevent the company's financial appraisers from entering their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic. In a letter to Nash County delivered Friday, residents formally requested that the Board of Commissioners reject the pipeline, citing reductions in safety measures and harassment […]