Since publication of the 1994 Annual Survey of Virginia Law' several significant judicial decisions, state statutes and state regulatory initiatives have demonstrated the increasing nexus between federal and Virginia environmental law. The federal and state courts have helped define the interrelationships between environmental law, tort law, land use law, and procedural/jurisdictional issues related to environmental law.
Brian L. Buniva & James R. Kibler Jr.,
Annual Survey of Virginia Law: Environmental Law,
U. Rich. L. Rev.
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