Letters to the Editor

Conservation easements are valuable

Editor: I am writing in regard to your March 13-19 article that discussed litigation involving conservation easement projects. A conservation easement (voluntary conservation agreement) is an important private land conservation...

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Coal ash is a danger

Dear Mr. Holbert, Thank you for your excellent article concerning Alabama Power and its reluctance to move the coal ash pit at the Mobile–Tensaw Delta. This is a real dangerous problem to us down here on Dauphin Island.  A...

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Half-empty ‘Eyesores’ cover story

Editor: As someone who has lived in the Dauphin Island Parkway community (south of Interstate 10) for many years, I was stung by the portrayal and feature of my community in your “Eyesores” cover story with the focus on “blight”...

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Robbing Peter to pay Paul

Editor: One of the problems exposed during the gas tax debate was the fact that $63 million a year gets diverted out of the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) road and bridge funding to pay for state troopers and the...

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‘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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