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2016 News Releases

May 24, 2016
Self-Bonds Not Accepted for Coal Mine Reclamation in Virginia

May 13, 2016
DMME to Host Blasting Event for the Public

April 28, 2016
Coal Surface and First Class Foreman Certifications Now Accepted by Mineral Mining Industry

April 25, 2016
DMME Celebrates Safety Days and Exhibition Mine Opening

April 22, 2016
DMME Celebrates 12th Annual Arbor Day

March 24, 2016
DMME and Partners Moving Forward on Offshore Wind Research

March 16, 2016
DMME Receives National Recognition for Mine Safety and Training

March 11, 2016
Virginia Establishes First Mine Rescue Team

March 07, 2016
First Collegiate Mine Rescue Scrimmage Held in Virginia

January 26, 2016
Over $50,000 in Natural Gas Royalties Awaiting W-9 Forms

January 11, 2016
Record Amount of Natural Gas Royalties Disbursed in 2015

January 07, 2016
Coal Mining Certification Now Accepted By Mineral Industry

2015 News Releases

December 21, 2015
Virginia To Use More Renewable Energy

October 30, 2015
DMME Celebrates Mine Rescue Day

October 29, 2015
Governor McAuliffe Announces Federal Grant Funds for Ethanol Pumps

October 15, 2015
Site of First Commercial Coal Mine in America Opens as a Park

October 09, 2015
DMME Hosts 2015 Energy Expo with Ridgeview Middle School

October 05, 2015
DMME Charlottesville Celebrates Earth Science Week

October 02, 2015
Virginia Mines Recognized for Safety Awards

October 01, 2015
Governor McAuliffe Proclaims October 11-17 Earth Science Week

September 30, 2015
DMME Receives MSHA Grant for Emergency Training

September 26, 2015
Virginia Receives Energy Efficiency Grant

September 16, 2015
Virginia Operator Wins National Reclamation Award

September 2, 2015
Governor McAuliffe Announces Energy Efficiency Program

August 25, 2015
Richmond Opens Its First Electric Vehicle Charging Station

August 6, 2015
Team Wins Annual VMI Mine Rescue & Safety Contest

July 24, 2015
DMME and VTCA Award Mineral Miners for Safety

July 22, 2015
DMME Receives MSHA Training Grant

July 15, 2015
DMME to Assess Potential Carbon Storage Resources Offshore

June 30, 2015
DMME Announces First Natural Gas Awards

June 29, 2015
DMME Assists with Alternative Fuel Program

June 18, 2015
DMME Assists Bureau of Ocean Energy Management through State Geologist Agreement

June 10, 2015
DMME Receives New Tool for Emergency Response and Training

June 4, 2015
Maxxim Shared Services Wins Annual Governor's Cup Mine Rescue and Safety Contest

May 14, 2015
Gas Owners to Receive Royalty Payments from Escrow Need to Complete W-9 IRS Form

May 11, 2015
DMME to assist Governor McAuliffe with Energy Efficiency

March 25, 2015
Buchanan County Receives Funding for Water Project in Hurley, VA

March 24, 2015
Virginia Secures First Offshore Wind Research Lease

January 15, 2015
DMME Geologists Featured in 2011 Earthquake Report

January 15, 2015
DMME works with Governor McAuliffe on Solar Energy

January 6, 2015
Virginia Receives $4.8 Million for Abandoned Mine Land Projects



Past News Releases