Tag: wetlands

Your Views: Building Metro on wetlands will cause more flooding

To the editor: Our local government just announced that it has won a great victory by at last obtaining the necessary federal permit to destroy...

Potomac Yard Metro proceeds on wetlands site

By Luke Anderson | [email protected] The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued a Clean Water Act permit to the City of Alexandria for the new...

Your Views: No cause for celebration

To the editor: The Army Corps of Engineers has given Alexandria the green light to fill in a wetland along the George Washington Memorial Parkway...

Our View: Environmental actions speak louder than words

Alexandria’s elected leaders must make difficult decisions that often involve tradeoffs – and those choices seldom leave all sides happy. But when a clear...

Potomac Yard Metro receives U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permit

By staff The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued a permit to the City of Alexandria for the new Potomac Yard Metro Station on Nov....

Your Views: Why pick the most damaging Metro location?

To the editor: The City of Alexandria, WMATA and Coalition for Smarter Growth, among others, are risking public safety in their push to build the...

My View: It’s not too late to save the Potomac Yard...

On Aug. 4, the Environmental Council of Alexandria wrote Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) to ask them to reconsider their...

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...

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...