Virginia Environmental Law & Waterfront Property Rights Resources

Jim Lang and His Team Are Thought Leaders in Waterfront (Riparian) Property Rights Law, Maritime & Admiralty Law, and Environmental Law
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Can I Stop Jet Skiers, Boaters, and Fishers Who Park in the Water Next to My Waterfront Property?

March 10, 2020

Learn more about how bottomland ownership can determine your control over the water body connected to your waterfront property, and how you can exert your riparian rights. Read the full article.

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Study Shows Virginia Beach's Forests Are Key in Fight Against Flooding

February 26, 2020

Hampton Roads Virginia Faces the Second Greatest Flooding RiskAccording to an article published in The Virginian-Pilot, Hampton Roads Virginia faces the second greatest flooding risk in the U.S. due Read the full article.

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Waterfront Law Team Scores a Complete Victory to Protect Virginia Beach Homes

February 24, 2020

Tom Berkley and the Waterfront Law Team won a major victory in federal court for stormwater management in Ashville Park, Virginia Beach, Virginia. Read the full article.

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Virginia Waterfront Law Firm Helps Clean Banks of Lynnhaven River

February 20, 2020

Our experienced Virginia waterfront law firm participated in a clean up event at the Francis Land House on the Lynnhaven River. Read about this effort to keep the waters of Virginia clean and healthy. Read the full article.

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River Stars 2020: Saluting Environmental Stewards on the Elizabeth River

February 6, 2020

On January 23, 2020, Jim Lang and the Waterfront Law Team were recognized by the Elizabeth River Project as a “River Star” for helping clean the shoreline. Read the full article.

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Jim Lang Speaks at the 130th Annual Meeting of the Virginia Bar Association

January 30, 2020

Jim Lang spoke at the Virginia Bar Association meeting in a seminar on waterfront property rights on January 24, 2020. Read more about his presentation on riparian property rights. Read the full article.

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Bryan Peeples Speaks at The Virginia Water Laws and Regulations Seminar

January 29, 2020

A Presentation on Riparian Property Rights On January 24, 2020, I had the honor of speaking at the Virginia Water Laws and Regulations Seminar at the Courtyard by Marriott in Henrico, Virginia. The Read the full article.

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Jim Lang Featured in Coastal Virginia Magazine

January 23, 2020

Waterfront Law Knowledge on DisplayAt Waterfront Property Law, a division of Pender & Coward, we pride ourselves in our over 30 years of experience. At our core our job is to protect your Waterfront, Read the full article.

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Smithfield Foods Partners with Dominion Energy to Produce Environmentally-Friendly Power from Hog Manure

December 6, 2019

Learn More About How Smithfield Foods Has Partnered with Dominion Energy to produce environmentally-friendly power from hog manure in the Virginia Commonwealth. Read the full article.

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