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Posted: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 10:12 pm | Updated: 2:16 pm, Wed Jul 30, 2014.

ABINGDON, Va. — The Washington County Board of Supervisors wants to do away with a proposed ordinance governing the drilling for natural gas in the county, opting instead to allow drilling county-wide by special exception permit in certain zones.

The supervisors met in a workshop meeting Tuesday night, with the sole purpose of discussing the ordinance, a document the county’s Planning Commission spent a year drafting.

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