Tag: environment

Letter to the Editor: A tale of two hills

The current debacle involving the proposed Karig Estates residential development resembles a similar controversy that played out a decade earlier at the property known...

Letter to the Editor: Green cities protect open spaces and tree...

To the editor: I would like to encourage all Alexandrians who support the concept of being a green city to call or write those who...

Letter to the Editor: Unstable marine clay not suitable for building

I suspect that some Alexandrians are at least aware of, and may even have personal experience with “marine clay,” a type of Coastal Plain...

Letter to the Editor: City suppressing its environmental expert

We write on behalf of Beth El Hebrew Congregation. Many volunteer congregants (including this board member signing below) have spent countless hours in the...

Our View: Sewer fix shouldn’t turn into money pit

The verdict is in regarding Alexandria’s antiquated sewer lines and it’s not what our elected officials wanted to hear. The city has eight years to...

Opinion: Keep the Potomac magnificent, support clean water legislation

To the editor: While I’m running along the Potomac at dusk, it’s easy to see the natural magnificence of the river as the water makes...