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2014 News Releases

December 11, 2014
Virginia Mines Recognized For Safety

December 7, 2014
Hurricane Fork Gob Pile Removal Project Underway

October 23, 2014
"No Way Out" Coal Mine Safety Video Wins National Award

October 10, 2014
Governor Declares Earth Science Week

October 2, 2014
DMME Reclamation Specialist Recieves National Award

September 30, 2014
DMME and Mountain Empire Community College Offering Online Certification Exams for Coal Miners

September 15, 2014
DMME to Map Historic Civil War Battlefields

August 27, 2014
DMME to Provide More Safety Training Opportunities to Virginia Miners

August 22, 2014
DMME Receives Grant for Earthquake Database

August 13, 2014
Virginia Agencies to Coordinate Review of Potential Permits for Oil and Gas Drilling

August 7, 2014
SunCoke Energy Black Team Wins Annual Virginia Mining Institue's Mine Rescue and Safety Contest

July 22, 2014
Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy Recognizes Luck Stone Corporation for Exemplary Reclamation Work

July 09, 2014
Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy Issues Warning About Danger of Abandoned and Active Mined Lands

May 28, 2014
BOEM and Virginia Sign Agreement to Evaluate Sand Resources for Coastal Resilience and Restoration Planning

May 22, 2014
Earthquake Shakes Central Virginia

May 13, 2014
Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy Recognized Paramont Coal for Exemplary Reclamation Work

March 28, 2014
Governor McAuliffe Announces $4.75 Million Funding for Water Project in Buchanan County

March 26, 2014
Governor McAuliffe Announces Four Virginia Businesses Receive Awards for Research in Offshore Wind Power Development

March 3, 2014
Virginia's Geothermal Future

February 28, 2014
Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy Helps Preserve Virginia's History


2013 News Releases

November 7, 2013
Virginia Mining Agency Will Use $50,000 Grant to Create Coal Mine Safety Training Video

August 20, 2013
Thirty-Four Virginia Coal Mines, Fifty-Four Miners Receive Safety Awards

March 8, 2013
Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy Announces $4.4 Million Funding Of Water Projects in Buchanan and Dickenson Counties


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