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Country Road Development Plans Withdrawn

j4c_countryroad2Kingsmill owner, Xanterra, on 3/18/2014, abruptly withdraw its plans for residential development along the Country Road. There was little explanation from Xanterra. Their local attorney, Vernon Geddy III, however is quoted in the Virginia Gazette as saying that Xanterra will “continue to work to address issues that have been raised” and file a new application “in the near future.” J4C maintains the position that development along the Country Road threatens unique botanical resources in the Grove Creek Watershed and that a continuous 150′ undisturbed buffer near the area’s rare marl ravine forests is required to preserve the ravine’s unique ecosystem and its imperiled plant species.

 

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