DMME proposes regulations on hydraulic fracking

October 15, 2015


On October 5 the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy published in the Virginia Register proposed regulations relating to hydraulic fracturing.

The formal notice of these proposed regulations marked the beginning of a public comment period that will conclude on December 4, 2015.

Information relating to the submittal of comments is provided on the attached document. The attachment also includes a text of the proposed regulations along with other information.

Three public hearings on the proposed regulations have been scheduled as follows:

October 20 at 2 p.m.  –  Conference Center, Russell County Office Building, 139 Highland Drive, Lebanon, VA 24266

November 2 at 2 p.m. – University of Mary Washington, Dahlgren Campus, 4224 University Drive, King George, VA 22485

November 3 at 2 p.m. – Virginia State Capitol, House Room 3, 1000 Bank Street, Richmond, VA 23219

Additional information is available on the following web links:

VACo Contact: Larry Land, CAE

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