Exploration for Uranium Ore (Virginia)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Virginia

Applies to States or Provinces Virginia
Name Exploration for Uranium Ore (Virginia)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Safety and Operational Guidelines
Affected Technologies Nuclear
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy
Primary Website http://www.dmme.virginia.gov/DMM/uranium.shtml

Last Review 2014-09-15

Information Source http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?000+cod+TOC45010000021000000000000


This legislation describes permitting procedures and requirements for exploration activities. For the purpose of this legislation, exploration is defined as the drilling of test holes or stratigraphic or core holes of a depth greater than fifty feet for the purpose of determining the location, quantity, or quality of uranium ore.

Policy Contact

Contact Name David Benner, Division Director
Department Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals, and Energy
Division Division of Mineral Mining
Address Fontaine Research Park
Address 2 900 Natural Resources Drive, Suite 400
Place Charlottesville, Virginia
Zip/Postal Code 22903-0667
Phone (434) 951-6310
Fax (434) 951-6325
Email DmmInfo@dmme.virginia.gov

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Va. Code 45.1-272 through 45.1-285.1