Jim Lang

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Jim uses waterfront (riparian) property rights law, maritime & admiralty law, and environmental law to protect Virginians who live, work and play on the water. Contact Jim at (757) 502-7326 or jlang@pendercoward.com.

Posts from Jim Lang

Lawsuit to Prove Ownership of Streambed Based on a King’s Grant

April 17, 2024

Read on to learn how the Waterfront Law Team recently went to court and used the Virginia law of King's Grants to help a waterfront property owner establish ownership rights to a stream running through their property. Read the full article.

Virginia ESC - Stormwater Management

March 21, 2024

Virginia merges its Erosion and Sediment Control Program with its Stormwater Management Program and reissues the VPDES Construction General Permit. Read the full article.

The Waterfront Law Team Supports MLK Community Unity Celebration on the Eastern Shore of Virginia

January 23, 2024

On Monday, January 15th, Martin Luther King Day, members from the Waterfront Law Team joined the team from Citizens for a Better Eastern Shore (CBES) and community volunteers to package soup for seniors in Northampton County at Gidden's Do Drop Inn. Read the full article.

2023: Waterfront Law Team Year in Review

December 11, 2023

In 2023 the attorneys on our Waterfront Law Team assisted a variety of commercial and residential clients on rivers, lakes, bays and the shores of the sea, located throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. Read the full article.

The Virginia Clean Economy Act Requires Most of Virginia’s Coal-Fired and Oil-Fired Electricity Generating Facilities to be Retired by December 31, 2024

December 11, 2023

Within the Virginia Clean Economy Act there is the requirement that most of Virginia’s coal-fired and oil-fired electricity generating facilities be retired by December 31, 2024. Read the full article.

Jim Lang Delivers Remarks on the Clean Water Act to the NRPA

November 29, 2023

Last week, attorney Jim Lang presented to members of the Nansemond River Preservation Alliance during their series, River Talk, in Suffolk, VA. Read the full article.

Update on Virginia’s Unification of Stormwater and Erosion and Sediment Control Programs

November 15, 2023

Effective July 1, 2024, Virginia plans to unify its stormwater requirements with its erosion and sediment control (ESC) requirements. Read the full article.

The Waterfront Law Team Supports the 30th Annual CBES Between the Waters Bike Tour

November 8, 2023

On Saturday, October 28th, the Waterfront Law Team supported the Citizens for a Better Eastern Shore (CBES) and their annual Between the Waters Bike Tour. Read the full article.

Waterfront Law Team Teaches Seminar on Waterfront and Riparian Rights for the Nansemond River Preservation Alliance

November 3, 2023

Attorneys Jim Lang and Thomas Berkley of our Waterfront Law team will join the Nansemond River Preservation Alliance’s River Talk series to share their expertise with industry peers on waterfront and riparian property rights. Read the full article.