Post of the Day
Note from Dan: Ever since Monday, when I posted a letter to Gov. Bob McDonnell from two pro-uranium mining lawmakers, a reader named Kathy has been trying (without success) to post the comment below. She reached out to me via e-mail to men. Here are her 4 cents.
“Virginia Uranium Inc. continues to bully its way into our lives in attempts to pollute our air, water and future economic development of Southside and Virginia. Watkins and Kilgore are their lackeys, hell-bent to see us prostrate before VUI.
Some observations re: the attached letter:
1. Sen. Watkins & Del. Kilgore claim to have supported legislation while others opposed or took no position . . . bogus. Watkins pulled both bills and it is unknown what a vote may have yielded.
2, The majority of the people, especially those in Southside whom Watkins wants to target for uranium mining and milling, are not supportive of this industrial complex. Nor do we want to become a radioactive waste repository. No one wants to pour taxpayer money into a regulatory program that will result in radioactive wastes disposal that taxpayers will have to support until the end of time. Read more »