The Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy (DMME) enhances the development and conservation of energy and mineral resources in a safe and environmentally sound manner to support a more productive economy. The agency regulates coal and mineral mining sites as well as natural gas sites for safety and environmental protection. It also is the leader in carrying out the Governor’s Virginia Energy Plan and encourages energy efficiency, renewable energy as well as use of alternatively fueled vehicles.
Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy
3405 Mountain Empire Road
P.O. Drawer 900
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219