Ad asks McDonnell not to allow mining

By Alix Hines

Capital News Service

RICHMOND – A radio advertisement sponsored by organizations opposed to uranium mining in Virginia cautions Gov. Bob McDonnell against using his power to put in place failed legislation by issuing regulations. Continue reading

Advertisements

Is uranium mine scaring people from Southside?

By Alix Hines
Capital News Service

RICHMOND – When people come to Southside Virginia, Adam Lynch said, they are looking for nature, clean air, lakes and pretty mountains. Lynch, a Realtor for Prudential Waterfront Properties and consultant for Charles Lynch Construction, said the thought of having a uranium mine in their backyard is driving people away from the area.

“I’m more of a residential Realtor. But on the more commercial side, it may keep people from bringing business into our area just because the negative connotation of what a mine would bring with it,” Lynch said.

Del. Don Merricks, R-Pittsylvania Continue reading