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Posted at 04:46 AM ET, 04/18/2011

Dulles Metro station battle to heat up today (WITH POLL)


The airports authority wants to maintain the beautiful view of Eero Saarinen’s masterpiece. But oy, the price tag. (Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority)
The airport authority’s decision to build the new Dulles Airport Metro station underground, at an added cost of $330 million, is still making people unhappy. And today, Rep. Frank Wolf and Loudoun Board Chairman Scott York are going to hold a press conference to denounce the idea, which is just going to stir things up further.

Here’s The Post’s Kafia Hosh on how the unrest is bubbling.

Here’s an op-ed piece by Mame Reiley, a member of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority board, defending the underground location for convenience and aesthetics.

Wolf and York are speaking at Wolf’s Dulles office at 2 p.m.

And now it’s the first ever State of NoVa Poll:

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