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Views of guest columnists are their own. To submit an op-ed for consideration, contact Editor Robert Zullo at [email protected]

COMMENTARY

With variance, FERC allows Mountain Valley Pipeline to play it by ear

By: - April 15, 2019

By Emily Satterwhite In May 2018, Mountain Valley Pipeline confessed to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission that its plan for stream crossings along its proposed 303-mile fracked gas pipeline had been based on “theoretical desktop analysis” that “did not take site specific constructability issues (elevations, terrain and workspace) into account.” From May to September, MVP, […]

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Advocate: Medicare for All is gaining steam

By: - April 7, 2019

By Matthew Conover Just this month, I helped care for a man who passed away peacefully in the night. It should have been a time of solemn mourning and perhaps relief for the family, who had seen their loved one suffer for weeks. But shortly after stepping out the room where he lay on his […]

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Rappahannock Sierra Club: Support the Spotsylvania solar farm

By: - April 2, 2019

By Richard Eggeling and Bill Johnson  The Rappahannock Group of the Sierra Club has taken awhile in arriving at our position on sPower’s proposed Spotsylvania solar farm because we wanted to complete our own analysis of the issues. On the one hand, it is critical that we stop spewing greenhouse gases into the atmosphere to […]