- – Virginia Mercury – 8/10/21
- NAS agrees to study gold mining
A bill that would direct state agencies to evaluate the environmental threats posed by gold mining in Virginia was approved February 5 by the Virginia House of Delegates. The vote was 55 in favor, 45 against. HB 2213, a measure spearheaded by ABRA member Friends of Buckingham,
A proposed gold mining operation in Buckingham County, VA, first reported in the October 8 issue of ABRA Update, will be the subject of continued deliberation next week. The Buckingham County Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission will conduct a joint hearing on Monday,
A Canadian mining company, Aston Bay Holdings, has been exploring Buckingham County, VA for the establishment of a large, open-pit gold mining operation. Though the company began drilling exploratory holes in 2016, plans for the mine did not come to light until quite recently.