State’s final rule on ‘fracking’ approved

December 20, 2016

Regulations originally proposed by Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy (DMME) to permit hydraulic fracking have been approved by the McAuliffe Administration, and will go into effect on December 28, 2016.

The final version of these regulations published in the November 28 Virginia Register can be viewed at this link: http://register.dls.virginia.gov/details.aspx?id=6055.

The regulations published in the November 28 Virginia Register were first proposed by DMME in October, 2014.

Questions about the DMME’s new rule on hydraulic fracking may be directed to Michael Skiffington at mike.skiffington@dmme.virginia.gov.

VACo Contact: Larry Land, CAE

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