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Too much Jeffersonian Replication in UVA Architecture?

An article in today’s C-Ville Weekly by UVA Architecture Professor Kenneth Schwartz got my attention.  The opinion piece is entitled “Architectural Integrity at UVA” and starts as follows: “The University of Virginia has pursued a timid, insecure and flawed approach to the design of its new buildings.”  Professor Schwartz argues that the firing of a […]

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Ivy Landfill drainage system failing

John Yellig’s cover story in today’s Daily Progress details problems a the Ivy Landfill. “An ongoing investigation by the Rivanna Solid Waste Authority has determined that the drainage system at the Ivy Landfill, closed in 1995, is failing. The amount of leachate – water that has pooled in pockets of the landfill – could be […]

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Charlottesville Oil Cleanup on Rt. 250W

David Fitt, a Senior Hydrogeologist at the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, notified Charlottesville Tomorrow today that he had recently approved the “Corrective Action Order” related to the cleanup of Charlottesville Oil’s site just West of the Boar’s Head Inn on Route 250.  Charlottesville Oil has until November 28, 2005 to remove about 1,000 tons […]