Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Energy
Department of Energy
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9/30/22  3:22 pm
Commenter: Kristin Peckman

No gold mining in Virginia, please!

Water is life!  Gold is somebody else's wealth.

Please reject any proposal to mine for gold in Virginia.  We don't have any regulatory process to protect our water from the accompanying cyanide and mercury.  This can affect our drinking water, as well as the life in our waters, considering the proposed mine's proximity to the James River, not to mention its tributaries.  Waste tailing ponds are subject to leaking and spills.

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