Thank You-Thank You-Thank You
Thank each of you who sent a letter or letters to the Army Corp of Engineers (ACOE). We do not know actually how many were sent; however, a conversation with the Project Officer on October 20, 2020, indicated ACOE received a lot of letters. This was prior to the October 21, 2020 deadline. If you have not already done so, it is recommended you write and send your letter to ACOE either by e-mail or regular mail to the address on the Public Notice. The Public Notice was included in last week’s post or you can access it at https://www.nao.usace.army.mil. It is never too late to let your voice be heard on this proposed mega landfill in Cumberland County, Virginia. A project which will affect many things to include our environment, water supply, and way of life.
Thank you for your continuing support. Each person is very important in this fight to protect our environment.
Article Found on the Internet Today – A Virginia State Senator Found Headstones on His Property. It Brought to Light a Historic Injustice in D.C.
The link – https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/a-virginia-state-senator-found-headstones-on-his-property-it-brought-to-light-a-historic-injustice-in-d-c/ar-BB1anWdP?ocid=msedgdhp
After reading this article, one has to question what would have happened with the graves on the proposed mega-landfill site if their existence had not been made public. Would Green Ridge proceeded with no mention of the grave sites? Would the grave markers been dumped in the James River? What about the graves, would Green Ridge gone forward with their plans and not given any consideration to informing the ancestors about the graves? What horrible and disturbing thoughts!!
One more observation about the information in this article – Governor Northam was involved in helping to resolve this issue. Is it because it occurred in Northern Virginia/Washington, D.C.? Will he help rural Virginians in Cumberland and Powhatan counties?