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Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy

General Notice
Reenergize Southwest Virginia Comment Forum
Date Posted: 5/24/2021
Expiration Date: 9/30/2021
Submitted to Registrar for publication: NO
128 Day Comment Forum is underway. Began on 5/25/2021 and will end on 9/30/2021   [9 comments]
DMME is pleased to announce that the first Reenergize Southwest Virginia listening session will be held on June 8 at 6:00 pm at Mountain Empire Community College in Big Stone Gap.  The in-person meeting will also be livestreamed here: https://covaconf.webex.com/covaconf/onstage/g.php?MTID=e81d7b6a6ad8bd25df7d3b0e3d0f54283 .
 
Reenergize Southwest is an initiative created by DMME to implement the requirements of HB1899/SB1252.  The legislation directs DMME, in coordination with stakeholders, to create recommendations as to how the Commonwealth can provide economic transition support to the coalfield region.  A draft report is due September 1, 2021 and the final report is due December 1.
 
Additional public meetings will be announced soon.  In addition to this comment forum, interested members of the public can submit comments in person, via webex live stream, via email,  and via U.S. Mail:
 
Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy
ATTN: REENERGIZE SOUTHWEST
3405 Mountain Empire Road
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Michael Skiffington  / Regulatory Coordinator
Address: Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy
1100 Bank Street, 8th Floor
Richmond, 23219-3402
Email Address: mike.skiffington@dmme.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)692-3212    FAX: (804)692-3237    TDD: (800)828-1120