Morning Notes

Lake Anne Plaza fountain in Reston (staff photo by Angela Woolsey)

Cleanup continues after jet fuel spill at Fort Belvoir — “Fort Belvoir environmental workers and specialized contractors this week cleaned up hundreds of the approximately 2,300 gallons of fuel spilled from the April 3 accident involving an overturned fuel truck…” [Inside NoVa]

Fairfax County Board Chair calls Youngkin’s Metro Funding Cut ‘Beyond Troubling’ — “The Youngkin Administration’s decision to remove additional Metro funding from the General Assembly’s proposed state budget is beyond troubling. The money the Administration believes Northern Virginia can use to make up the gap is inadequate for the funding problems Metro is facing. In order to fund the system, WMATA would have to implement drastic cost saving measures such as closing stations, increasing fares beyond what people will accept, or other avoidable measures.” [Falls Church News-Press]

Dolly Parton’s free books program expands statewide — “The country singer’s Imagination Library will offer children up to the age of 5 one free book a month through the mail.” [VPM]

It’s Wednesday — Showers are likely before 8am, followed by mostly cloudy skies and a high near 76 with a southwest wind around 7 mph. There’s a 60% chance of rain with potential amounts less than a tenth of an inch. For Wednesday night, there’s a chance of showers before 11pm, mostly cloudy conditions, a low around 61, and a southeast wind at 3 to 5 mph. The chance of precipitation is 30%. [NWS]