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Threats of Industrial Metal Mining in Virginia – Press Conference (Dec. 13, 2021)



On December 13, 2021, a coalition of Virginia-based environmental organizations held a press conference to announce statewide work to protect the welfare of VA communities from industrial metal mining.

Updates include Gov. Northam’s approval of a gold mining study, new legislation being introduced to the Virginia General Assembly, and a statewide petition forwarded by the Press Pause Coalition.

Speakers:
Stephanie Rinaldi – Friends of Buckingham
Dan Holmes – Director of State Policy, The Piedmont Environmental Council
Shelly Simonds – VA House of Delegates District 94

Learn more about metal mining in Virginia at presspauseva.org.

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