Virginia Coastal Policy Center

March 30, 2016

VCPC Student Shaping Coastal Zone Management Policy

As a VCPC student, Jonathan Gonzalez is helping develop policy for the Coastal Zone Management Program.
March 28, 2016

Law Students Explore Scope of Environmental Justice at VCPC Spring Symposium

Environmental justice was the focus of the Virginia Coastal Policy Center’s spring symposium.
March 23, 2016

VCPC Student Melds Real Estate and Environmental Law

Thomas Russell combines environmental and real estate law while working on a title project as a VCPC student.
March 16, 2016

English Teacher Turns to Law

After 12 years of teaching high school English, Joe Kurt was ready to embark on a second career.
March 9, 2016

VCPC Student Reaches Environmental Law through Reading

Kevin MacWhorter’s interest in environmental law began with book proposals.
February 24, 2016

VCPC Student Sees Possibilities in Pollution

Victor Unnone will look at some of Chesapeake Bay's pollutant-related issues as a student in the Virginia Coastal Policy Clinic.
February 17, 2016

Community Ties Drive VCPC Student

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February 5, 2016

Financing Coastal Adaptation Theme of VCPC 2015 Annual Conference

The VCPC's third annual climate change conference focused on the fiscal challenges of adaptation.
February 4, 2016

VCPC Student Seeks Balance in Environmental Law

Kathleen Zaratzian will practice balancing interests in environmental law as a student in the Virginia Coastal Policy Center.
February 4, 2016

VCPC Students Present TDR Plan to Mathews County Planning Commission

Michael Killius and Jessica Lung gave a presentation to the Mathews County Planning Commission on the potential use of transferable development rights in responding to the challenges of sea level rise and recurrent flooding.
February 4, 2016

Globetrotting Hokule’a to Land in Hampton Roads

The Hokule’a, a Polynesian voyaging canoe, will visit the Chesapeake Bay region in April.
February 4, 2016

Science Behind the Law Seminar

Dr. R. Christian Jones and Ms. Margaret (Peggy) Sanner, Esq. will explain the science and legal requirements of the Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Load at the Science Museum of Virginia on March 23 from 2:00 to 5:00 pm.
February 4, 2016

Accomplished Virginia Environmental Attorney Joins VCPC Leadership

Elizabeth Andrews will join William & Mary Law School as a professor and co-director of the Virginia Coastal Policy Center in February.
December 22, 2015

VCPC Student Examines Vulnerability of South East Newport News

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December 17, 2015

VCPC Student Examines Land Use in Southeast Community

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December 3, 2015

Litigating the Chesapeake Bay TMDL, a VCPC Guest Speaker

Jon Mueller, Vice President of Litigation for CBF talked with VCPC students about the litigation surrounding the hotly contested Chesapeake Bay TMDL.
November 25, 2015

Local Government Lawyering: VCPC Guest Discusses the Art of Compromise

Vanessa Valldejuli shares her experiences in local government as City Attorney for Hampton, VA.
November 11, 2015

VCPC Examines Transferable Development Rights

This fall, two VCPC students are working together to write a white paper examining what a successful and sustainable local transfer of development rights ordinance (TDR) should look like.
November 9, 2015

VCPC Students Examine Flood Protection Managment

This fall, two Virginia Coastal Policy Center (VCPC) students are researching flood and storm water management.
October 20, 2015

Go Green, Save Money: Looking at How New Credits Can Lower Virginians’ Flood Insurance

This past summer, VCPC concluded its research on how the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Community Rating System (CRS) program could affect the 114,247 flood insurance policies in Virginia.