Proposed Mining Operation
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
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.