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Thursday, June 17, 2010

Agenda for the June 22 Public Hearing on the Scope of the Socioeconomic Study of Uranium Mining

Virginia Commission on Coal and Energy
Uranium Mining Sub-Committee

Tuesday, June 22, 2010, 6:00 p.m.
Chatham High School Auditorium
Chatham, Virginia


I. Welcome & Call to Order by Delegate Lee Ware, Chairman

II. Public Comment on Scope of Study
The Sub-Committee on Uranium Mining invites members of the public to
recommend points of concern that should be included in the scope of the
socioeconomic study on uranium mining in the Commonwealth. Speakers will be
provided with three minutes to address the sub-committee and may not cede their
time to other speakers. A sign-up list will be available at least one hour prior to
the start of the hearing. Comments should be specific to the scope of the
socioeconomic study on uranium mining and not on whether uranium mining
should be permitted generally.

The Sub-Committee on Uranium Mining also welcomes written comment on the
scope of the study through June 30, 2010. Please send correspondence to the Coal
& Energy Commission, c/o Ellen Porter, Division of Legislative Services, 910
Capitol Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219 or eporter@dls.virginia.gov.
The preliminary draft is available in hard copy at the meeting and on the website
for the Coal and Energy Commission at:

III. Discussion

IV. Adjourn


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