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Waterfront Law Team Celebrates Clean the Bay Day with Lynnhaven River NOW at Little Creek Reservoir Cleanup

June 11, 2021

A Chesapeake Bay community staple since its inception in 1988, Clean the Bay Day 2021 was a major success on June 5th, thanks in part to the efforts of the Waterfront Law team. Read the full article.

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Waterfront Law Team Participates in Little Neck Creek, Virginia Cleanup

May 11, 2021

Joined by Waterfront Law Firm's Jim Lang, community members took initiative on April 10, 2021 for an environment and waterfront cleanup of Little Neck Creek, VA. Read the full article.

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Stormwater Requirements and Erosion and Sediment Control Requirements at Construction Sites in Virginia

April 30, 2021

Learn more about the Virginia Stormwater Regulations & Sediment Control Requirements before beginning your commercial or residential construction project! Read the full article.

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Webinar Recap - Stormwater, Erosion and Sediment Control at Construction Sites in Virginia

April 29, 2021

Watch our latest webinar on Stormwater, Erosion & Sediment Control at Construction Sites in Virginia. We covered many topics including the federal history of stormwater, erosion, and sediment requirements and Virginia-specific laws that followed in Read the full article.

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Stormwater Regulations at Virginia Construction Sites

April 13, 2021

This is the first article in a two-part series. In this article we explain how the legal obligation arose for you to obtain a stormwater permit at your construction site. Read the full article.

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Am I Civilly Liable for Property Damage, Death or Injury Occurring on the Water Near my Waterfront Property?

April 13, 2021

Learn how best to protect yourself and your property from civil liabilities with our quick guide on riparian property laws and waterfront property liability. Read the full article.

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Virginia Oyster Lease Renewal - VMRC Guidance

April 13, 2021

Virginia Marine Resources Commission (VMRC) approves new guidance on oyster leases for oyster planting grounds at the March 23, 2021 meeting of the Virginia Marine Resources Commission (VMRC). Read the full article.

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Bryan Peeples To Provide CLE Seminar on Basic Riparian Property Rights on April 17, 2021

April 13, 2021

Join riparian rights attorney Bryan Peeples on April 17, 2021 for an educational seminar to learn more about your waterfront property rights. Read the full article.

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Get A Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Before Purchasing Commercial, Industrial or Agricultural Real Estate

March 26, 2021

Learn more about the importance of a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment when it comes to purchasing real estate, and potential consequences you can encounter without one. Read the full article.

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