Virginia Environmental Law & Waterfront Property Rights Resources
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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.
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.
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.
Vessel Operations & Environmental Law In The Chesapeake Bay: Endangered Species Act And The Marine Mammal Protection Act
May 5, 2020
Safe vessel operations while observing both the Endangered Species Act and the Marine Mammal Protection Act can avoid potential penalties by the National Marine Fisheries Service. Read the full article.
May 1, 2020
Brown water seamen have "maintenance and cure" rights, but Coronavirus may encourage employers to adopt proactive measures to protect crewmen and to avoid financial repercussions. Read the full article.
May 20, 2019
Maritime and Admiralty Law attorney (and licensed insurance agent) Tom Berkley explains the Navigational Warranty Clause in Marine Insurance Contracts Read the full article.
February 15, 2019
Tom Berkley explains how Virginia and several Mid-Atlantic States, as well as the District of Columbia, enacted laws that streamline a waterfront riparian property owner’s ability to remove and dispose of derelict vessels dumped at the shoreline. Read the full article.