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

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Waterfront Property Owners Who Hunt Ducks or Other Waterfowl in the Commonwealth of Virginia

November 28, 2022

Learn more about an often overlooked waterfront property benefit in Virginia, the ability of the waterfront property owner to erect a stationary blind on shore and in the public waters for the purpose of hunting ducks or other waterfowl. Read the full article.

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Waterfront Law Team Recognized as River Star Business Volunteers of the Year

November 23, 2022

On Saturday, November 12th, the Waterfront Law Team was thrilled to attend the first annual Volunteer Appreciation Party hosted by the Elizabeth River Project. Read the full article.

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The U.S. Supreme Court Looks at Isolated Wetlands and WOTUS . . . Again!

October 27, 2022

In examining the Sackett case, the U.S. Supreme Court will tell us whether an area of isolated wetlands is within the WOTUS and, hence, whether the EPA and the Army Corps can apply their wetlands regulatory authority at that particular location. Read the full article.

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The Waterfront Law Team Supports the 29th Annual CBES Between the Waters Bike Tour

October 26, 2022

On Saturday, October 22nd, the team from the Waterfront Law Team supported Citizens for a Better Eastern Shore (CBES) in their 29th annual Between the Waters Bike Tour. Read the full article.

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How the Wetlands Laws Apply to Drainage Ditches

October 19, 2022

This article describes how the wetlands laws apply to drainage ditches, or ditches that transport stormwater to control flooding. Read the full article.

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River Sediment Remediation – Webinar Recap

September 20, 2022

In our latest webinar, Jim Lang of the Waterfront Law Team and Joe Rieger of the Elizabeth River Project discuss the legal landscape of remediating contaminated sediments, how waterways become contaminated and the cleanup methodologies. Read the full article.

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How RGGI Helps Waterfront Property Owners Preserve Property Value

September 19, 2022

The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (“RGGI” or “Reggie”) fights global warming by managing the amount of CO2 that fossil-fueled electric powerplants release into the air. Waterfront property owners need to know that earlier this month Virginia Read the full article.

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The Waterfront Law Team Joined Elizabeth River Project for a Community Cleanup

August 18, 2022

The Waterfront Law Team worked with volunteers from Elizabeth River Project to remove trash and debris from Knitting Mill Creek in Norfolk. Read the full article.

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Virginia Law on a Dam Owner’s Liability After a Dam Failure

August 17, 2022

A previous article in this blog explains Virginia law regarding dams, the Virginia Dam Safety Act and its implementing regulations. This article explains the dam owner’s legal exposure when the dam fails. Read the full article.

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