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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Webinar Recap - Shoreline Property Boundaries

January 11, 2022

Watch our latest webinar where we discuss how the rules differ for shoreline on privately-owned bottom vs. shoreline that adjoins state-owned bottom, how deed language creates legal consequences and how the land surveyor addresses these challenges. Read the full article.

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Does the Property Line Move When the Shoreline Changes at my Waterfront Property?

December 16, 2021

Finding the property boundary at the shoreline is highly fact-specific. It can also be complicated. Read on to learn more. Read the full article.

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Virginia Groundwater Law and Water Use Restrictions

November 16, 2021

Learn about Virginia groundwater usage restrictions and state-specific regulatory water laws. Read the full article.

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CERCLA: Can I Be Sued If An Offsite Facility Mishandles My Hazardous Materials?

November 15, 2021

Learn the important details and processes involved in CERCLA (Superfund Act). Read the full article.

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Surface Water Withdrawal and Riparian Property Rights

October 19, 2021

Surface water withdrawal is one of Virginia’s riparian property rights. If you have questions about your rights, contact the Waterfront Law team. Read the full article.

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Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Webinar Recap

October 6, 2021

In our latest webinar, we learn why the Phase I Environmental Site Assessment is a must when purchasing commercial real estate. Read the full article.

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Waterfront Law Team Participates in Elizabeth River Project Cleanup

October 5, 2021

On Saturday, October 2, 2021 members from the Waterfront Law Team volunteered with the Elizabeth River Project in Norfolk. Read the full article.

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The Waterfront Law Team Volunteers at Lynnhaven River NOW Environmental Cleanup

August 30, 2021

The Waterfront Law Team joined Lynnhaven River NOW for a volunteer cleanup effort near West Neck Creek in Virginia Beach, Read the full article.

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Virginia Land and Water Law: Ownership and Access Seminar Recap

August 24, 2021

Experienced riparian rights attorney, Bryan Peeples, led a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Seminar which provided a comprehensive overview of riparian property rights for waterfront property owners. Read the full article.

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