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Student council We are seventh graders that go to Burley Middle School. We wish to talk to you about the pros of nuclear energy and why the proposed nuclear reactors at Lake Anna are an excellent idea [“30 Miles to Meltdown,” The Week, February 22]. Energy is used in our everyday lives, but are some […]

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Core issues I’d like to comment on Will Martin’s letter about Surry, and also about North Anna [“Virginia’s other nukes,” Mailbag, March 8]. His understanding is that nuclear plants were supposed to operate for about 30 years and then be decommissioned. The official number was 40 years, and at around 30 years the operator could […]

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Green acres Inadvertently, I’m sure, City Planner Ron Higgins misspoke when he told C-VILLE [“Holmes on the range,” The Week, March 1] that vacant lots in Charlottesville “have been selling for as much as $60,000.” In my immediate neighborhood alone, I count five vacant lots that have sold in recent years for between $85,000 and […]