President Obama has followed up his surprising announcement about oil exploration off Virginia’s coast by also declaring onshore drilling at Virginia Tech's Drill Field.
“Vent the future!” shouted VT drilling proponents, many who gathered in front of Burruss Hall to cheer the new geothermal and oil well markers staked on the former Frisbee green space.
Nearby Ultimate players cursed the pro drill folks and vowed to use Green Peace “anti-whaling tactics” to thwart the drilling. How that will pan out remains a mystery.
Meanwhile, students protesting the school’s present dirty coal usage seem baffled at being upstaged.
Lastly, the rarely reported on secret duck pond hydro-project, Green Scum Dam, has new life.