Strong citizen opposition to a proposed waste pit in Augusta County, has killed the project. The Houff Corporation had proposed in November to construct a 3-million-gallon open pit to store industrial food waste imported from outside the county, to be
Proposed Buckingham County Gold Mine
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. Other Buckingham County locations
Virginia Gold Rush: Residents fear dangerous open pit mine will open in Buckingham County before General Assembly acts
Card – The Appalachian Voice – 6/25/21 Related: – ABRA’s Conservation Hub hosts an online map and web page addressing this issue.
Proposed Gold Mine Could Threaten Buckingham County, James River
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