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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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Are Local Wetlands Boards Subject to Audits from State Regulators, USACE?

March 26, 2021

During the Q&A at the end of our Living Shorelines webinar, I was asked: Are LWB Subject to Audits from State Regulators, USACE? Here's the answer. Read the full article.

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Commercial Builders Beware: Complications Ahead on Non-Tidal Wetlands Permits in Virginia

March 17, 2021

Learn more about complications commercial builders may face in light of a new set of Nationwide Permits the USACE finalized regarding non-tidal wetlands. Read the full article.

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Cleaning Up Around Paradise Creek with Elizabeth River Project - Paradise Creek Remediation

March 16, 2021

Learn how our Waterfront Law team has teamed up with Elizabeth River Project in its efforts to continue to restore Paradise Creek Nature Park. Read the full article.

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The Larger Impact of Dredging in Virginia

March 9, 2021

Jim Lang takes a closer look at dredging in Virginia. Dredging plays a vital role in Virginia’s waterways and in the state and national economy. Read the full article.

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Virginia's Living Shoreline Law Webinar Recap

March 4, 2021

If you missed out on our webinar, be sure to check out our recap, which covers living shorelines, hardened shorelines, and the updated law. Read the full article.

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Working with Lynnhaven River NOW to Cleanup Hutton Circle Launch

February 25, 2021

Learn more about Lynnhaven River NOW's cleanup event at Hutton Circle Launch, and how members of our Waterfront Law Team were able to collect over 400 pounds of trash. Read the full article.

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