Financial troubles at a small private college in Virginia are raising questions about what will happen to the professional archives of Bristol's most famous native son....and historic sites across the Commonwealth are in danger of being lost to development and neglect.
Those have been among the most read stories this past week at the Virginia Public Access Project's VaNews link on vpap.org.
There have been a dozen toxic spills from railroad cars in North America over the last year and three cases of river pollution in this region over the past four months. Are these accidents happening more often? Should this country have rail lines and toxic storage facilities so close to its waterways, and what’s being done to prevent future problems?