At a ceremony at Mount Vernon on Tuesday, I was honored to receive, along with Senator Ralph Northam of Norfolk, the Legislator of the Year Award from the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.
A couple of years back the Congress decided that a good way to deal with our dependency on foreign oil was to start using lots and lots of domestically produced ethanol in our cars.
Student Joins Whale Research Team Through Earthwatch Institute Arman Carter, a rising junior at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology will join an Earthwatch Institute expedition this summer to study food availability and feeding behavior of grey whales off the coast of British Columbia in Canada.
Somehow the month of May seems to be rushing by. Although the Regular Session and the first Special Session of the General Assembly were completed in April, there is still another Special Session on transportation coming up on June 23.
On most report cards, a grade of C- would raise a lot of questions when you tried to explain it to Mom and Dad. They probably would demand a lot of improvement in the next grading period. Improvement is exactly what’s needed for the Chesapeake Bay.
Conserving land, and its favorable effects on water quality and quantity, were issues front and center last Friday at the Potomac Watershed Forum V, held at the Prince William Campus of George Mason University, and attended by nearly 200 people from around the region and as far away as Westmoreland […]
Virginia Governor Tim Kaine was not exactly ecstatic, but he was mighty pleased as he described the proposed compromise on transportation funding at the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Tuesday. The luncheon, which was rescheduled from December because of a state trooper funeral, offered perfect timing for Governor Kaine […]