Tag: environment

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...

Letter to the Editor: Alexandria’s climate change ‘greenwash’

To the editor: Last spring, the City of Alexandria pledged to uphold the goals of the Paris Accord on Climate Change. The challenge in making...

Letter to the Editor: Silberberg alone did what Sierra Club asked

To the editor: Why is our local Sierra Club endorsing Justin Wilson for mayor? His vote and those of his fellow council members to allow...

Letter to the Editor: Silberberg is the environmental candidate

To the editor: Would you rather have John Muir or Scott Pruitt as mayor of Alexandria? What were the leaders of the Mt. Vernon chapter...

Letter to the Editor: Hold councilors accountable for sewage overflows

To the editor: Volunteers at “Clean the Bay Day” should have made sure their vaccinations for typhoid and hepatitis were current. Due to recent heavy rainfall,...

Letter to the Editor: Here’s why the Sierra Club endorsed Wilson

To the editor: Last week the Sierra Club announced its endorsement of Justin Wilson for mayor in Alexandria’s June 12 Democratic Party primary. These are...

Letter to the Editor: Sierra Club sold out years ago

To the editor: I was angered and disappointed to learn this week that the local chapter of the Sierra Club endorsed Justin Wilson for mayor,...
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