Virginia Environmental Law & Waterfront Property Rights Resources
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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.
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.
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.
August 28, 2023
In our latest webinar, Jim Lang of the Waterfront Law Team discusses the difference between cases involving environmental agency decisions, how they differ from a “normal” civic case, and things you can do to increase your chances of winning. Read the full article.
June 21, 2023
The United States Supreme Court rules in Sackett v. EPA that the federal clean water act (CWA) does not regulate “isolated” wetlands. Read the full article.
March 13, 2023
Our team has closely followed the evolution of groundwater regulations on Virginia’s Eastern Shore, with a particular focus on the impact upon the limited groundwater supplies caused by the numerous large poultry operations which make up a majority... Read the full article.
February 21, 2023
A conservation easement is a voluntary agreement with a nonprofit land trust or government agency that allows a landowner to limit the type or amount of development on their property, while retaining private ownership of the land. Read on to learn... Read the full article.