Additional Meeting on Uranium set for Sept. 17

Andrew Smith
Senior Assistant Director
Governmental Relations

An additional meeting has been planned on the possibility of the mining and milling or uranium in Virginia. The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) will hold a public meeting on issues related to the proposal to mine and mill uranium in Virginia.

During this meeting there will be presentations by the VDH summarizing the comments and questions received to date by VDH regarding private wells and recreational water issues related to uranium mining and milling. This follows the recent set of meetings held by the VDH around the state seeking the public’s input.

In addition to the VDH, the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) will make a presentation on ground water, surface water and air quality issues related to uranium mining and milling.

The public will have the opportunity to make comments at the meeting. The meeting is open to the public and pre-registration is not required.

Date: September 17, 2012
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Old Dominion Agricultural Center, 19783 US Highway 29 South Chatham, VA 24531

Additional information may be found at the Uranium Working Groups website: http://www.uwg.vi.virginia.gov/

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