- – WDBJ7 News – 5/16/22
- – Virginia Mercury – 5/4/22
- – The State – 4/17/22
- – Virginia Mercury – 12/21/21
- – The Farmville Herald – 12/10/21
Sponsor: Friends of Buckingham
Developer: Aston Bay
Since at least 2016, Aston Bay Holdings has drilled more than 20 exploratory holes in the A-1 agricultural zone on land situated between Yogaville and the Union Hill community.
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has signed into law a bill that would direct a study of gold mining in the Commonwealth. The issue arose last year when ABRA member Friends of Buckingham became aware that a Canadian mining company was considering the establishment of an open pit mine in Buckingham County to access a gold seam that extends all the way to Northern Virginia.