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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Perdue Chicken Plant's Fire Threatens Virginia Waterfront Properties

July 19, 2019

Riparian property rights and environmental attorney Bryan Peeples alerts Eastern Shore residents of hazards caused by a chemical fire at the Perdue chicken processing plant. Read the full article.

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James River Buffer Program Protects Virginia Riparian Property Rights

July 15, 2019

Riparian property rights and environmental attorney Jim Lang explains how the new James River Buffer Program helps waterfront property owners on the James River in Virginia. Read the full article.

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New Virginia Water Quality Standard Protects Riparian Property Rights

July 10, 2019

Riparian property rights and environmental attorney Jim Lang explains how a new Water Quality Standard helps waterfront property owners on the tidal James River in Virginia. Read the full article.

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Protecting Virginia Waterfront Properties from Rising Sea Level

July 9, 2019

Riparian property rights attorney Jeff Wilson discusses funding needed to protect Virginia waterfront properties from sea level rise. Read the full article.

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How Riparian Rights Create High Waterfront Property Prices in Virginia

July 9, 2019

Riparian property rights attorney Jim Lang shares results of studies that measure monetary value of riparian property rights. Read the full article.

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Planting Trees Improves Climate Change

July 8, 2019

Riparian property rights and environmental attorney Jim Lang shares a study that says planting trees is the cheapest way to fight climate change Read the full article.

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VA Riparian & Waterfront Property Rights at June 2019 VMRC Meeting

June 27, 2019

Jeff Wilson gives a summary of the June 2019 Virginia Marine Resources Commission Meeting. Read the full article.

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Jim Lang Waterfront Property Law Sponsors Virginia's RIVERFest 2019

June 25, 2019

Waterfront Property Law Team attorneys Jim Lang, Tom Berkley, Jeff Wilson, Bryan Peeples, and other Pender & Coward employees support Elizabeth River Project by sponsoring RIVERFest 2019. Read the full article.

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VA Riparian & Waterfront Property Rights at May 2019 VMRC Meeting

June 12, 2019

Jim Lang reviews the decisions made at the May 2019 Virginia Marine Resources Commission Meeting. Read the full article.

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