Letters to the Editor

‘Tick, tick, ticking in the Delta’

Editor: Thank you, Mr. Holbert, for addressing a major environmental disaster in the making (Alabama Power’s Plant Barry unlined coal ash pond). The handwriting is on the wall: greed, money and power versus doing the right...

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Mobile needs a new sister city

Dear Editor: I personally do not know if there has been two cities more perfectly aligned historically economically and politically for a sister city partnership than Montreal, Canada and Mobile, Alabama. As you may know, sister...

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Hey Ashley,

Thank you for the coverage (litter pun intended)! (Hidden Agenda by Ashley Trice, 2/6/19) Your article is #pawsdown seriously one of the most entertaining I’ve read in a long time! I have also answered/clarified a few of your...

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Taxation without representation

Editor: Just before the Revolutionary War and largely in response to the Stamp Act imposed by the British on the colonies in America, James Otis proclaimed “Taxation without representation is tyranny.” Today, Alabama is one of...

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A disaster waiting to happen

Editor: Alabama Power’s Plant Barry is truly a disaster waiting to happen (re: “Tick, tick, ticking in the Delta,” Damn the Torpedoes, Feb. 6 issue). Rather than excavate its huge poison pond, the company now plans to leave 21...

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Veterans crisis line always staffed

Editor: Approximately 230,000 veterans live in the Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System three-state catchment area (south Mississippi, south Alabama and the Florida Panhandle). Of those, 104,000 are enrolled for care at VA,...

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God saw the wine, and it was good

Rob: I loved your article dealing with health inspections (“Inspectile Dysfunction,” Jan. 23). As a civil and environmental engineer who has worked in Mobile County for many years and Alabama since 1971, you are really on to...

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Alabama the Eww-tiful

Editor: Jeff Poor wrote in the Jan. 30 Lagniappe (Beltway Beat column) “the solution isn’t necessarily to pump federal dollars into Lowndes County for a sewer system. While that might help, a more permanent solution would be to...

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