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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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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.

Civil Liability For Waterfront Property Owners

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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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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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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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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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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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.