Environment

Service provides green options

February 6, 2015

Ed Kelly and Stephen Van Stee seek to do the opposite of an old business adage. They want to reduce demand before creating the supply.

Dominion plans major solar project

February 5, 2015

Fresh off the heels of the Remington Solar Power project that was announced Jan. 20, Dominion Virginia Power is seeking to expand the solar power output for the state.

Local firm produces emission technology

January 16, 2015

EDINBURG — For five years, Wholesome Energy, a subsidiary of Wholesome Foods, has partnered with NoNox, a Florida based engineering firm, to manufacture and distribute a fuel emulsion system for industrial and naval uses.

Local coalition opposes natural gas pipeline

January 15, 2015

Friends of the Shenandoah Mountain, a coalition of organizations pushing for a new scenic area, is voicing concerns regarding the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

Local researcher aids tiger study

The Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in Front Royal has been involved in helping the Indian government save that nation's tiger population.   Courtesy photo by  Robert Fleischer

December 9, 2014

A new research paper published on the internationally peer-reviewed publication “PLOS One” offers new methods of preserving and enhancing the population of tigers in central India.

Riverkeeper prepares to fight EPA

December 4, 2014

The Shenandoah Riverkeeper is preparing to comment on the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality’s draft for the 2014 Integrated Report.

Officials pass water resolution

November 21, 2014

FRONT ROYAL–The Northern Shenandoah Valley Regional Commission passed a resolution Thursday evening to endorse adding a water supply and quality planning special assessment to its 2016 fiscal year budget.