Management and Use of Public Lands (Virginia)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Virginia

Applies to States or Provinces Virginia
Name Management and Use of Public Lands (Virginia)
Policy Category Financial Incentive
Policy Type Leasing Program, Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Tidal Energy, Wave Energy, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15

Information Source


The Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation may elect to lease its lands for the development of mineral interests (defined herein as petroleum, natural gas, coal, ore, rock and any other solid chemical element or compound which results from the inorganic process of nature), or to convey, lease, or demise lands for other purposes deemed by the Department to be in the public interest.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Christine Edwards
Department Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation
Division Risk, Lease Management, Transportation
Address 203 Governor Street
Place Richmond, Virginia
Zip/Postal Code 23219-2094
Phone (804) 786-1712


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

Authority 1: Va. Code 10.1-108 through 10.1-114.1