Tag: environment

Karig Estates lawsuit decision nears

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Nearly a year after a group of residents filed a lawsuit against the city over the Karig Estates development, emails...

Letter to the Editor: New year just like the old year...

To the editor: In Alexandria, 2019 begins much like 2018 did - with a hearing about the city’s poor handling of the Karig Estates development...

My View: It’s been an honor to serve as your mayor

By Allison Silberberg As I complete my term as mayor, I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude to our residents. Your civic engagement and...

Our View: Allison Silberberg’s legacy as mayor

When Allison Silberberg was sworn in as Alexandria’s new mayor in January 2016, it was the culmination of a whirlwind three years. In her first...

Letter to the Editor: City repeating mistakes in delineating wetlands

To the editor: It should be more than obvious to any regulatory agency dealing with the Potomac Yard Metro Station why it is unacceptable for...

Letter to the Editor: Citizen group forms again to save PY...

To the editor: Forty years ago, a citizen group named the Daingerfield Island Protective Society stopped an interchange from being built off the George Washington...

My View: Does Alexandria deserve to be called an Eco-City?

By Andrew MacDonald This is a question I have heard a lot recently because the city has asked Alexandrians to help it revise its environmental...

Our View: Alexandria’s endangered species: our golden goose

“Vision” is a fascinating word. Literally, it means to see, but true vision is the ability to see broadly, as is the cliché of...

AlexRenew names outfalls remediation effort, plans community meetings

AlexRenew, which is working with the city to meet the state mandate to remediate its four outfalls by mid-2025, has named this effort RiverRenew. ...

Letter to the Editor: We must save the Potomac Yard wetlands

To the editor: Alexandria and Arlington are losing natural habitats to so-called smart growth development at an alarming rate. Elected officials say that such density and...
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