Tag: environment

City receives draft permit to fill Potomac Yard Metro wetlands

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality issued a draft water protection permit to the City of Alexandria on June 14...

Council considers 2040 Environmental Action Plan

By Arya Hodjat | [email protected] Council discussed the city’s updated Environmental Action Plan, which includes a targeted 50 percent reduction of city greenhouse gas emissions by...

Council considers various budget cuts in preliminary add/delete session

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Council held its preliminary add/delete session for the fiscal year 2020 budget on April 23. During discussion, councilors widely expressed...

Join the local eco-living challenge

By Mara Benner Have you heard the name Greta Thunberg? She is the 16-year-old girl who recently orchestrated student-led demonstrations in 100 countries to bring...

Karig Estates lawsuit decision nears

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] 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...