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General Shale's Special Use Permit Application

Approved by the Orange County Board of Supervisors on April 9, 2002.
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The limitations proposed by Supervisor Sonny Dodson, and approved by the Board of Supervisors on April 9, 2002, can be found here.

General Shale's Mining Permit Application

Submitted to the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy

General Shale's Answers to Our Questions

At the first Planning Commission meeting, on January 3rd, we presented the commission with a list of questions for General Shale. The public hearing was continued until the next meeting, and we agreed to submit an updated list of questions to the commission and General Shale before that meeting. Here is the new list of questions, submitted 1/11/02, along with General Shale's answers.

Topo Model of Proposed Mine Site

Photos of Jason Capelle's topographic model of the proposed mine site.

Aerial Photos of Proposed Mine Site

Aerial photos of the proposed mine site.

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