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Watermen Lose Va Lawsuit Over Polluted Oyster Grounds

Richmond, VA- The Virginia State Supreme Court has ruled that a waterman does not have the right to be compensated for property damages if the oyster grounds he leases from the state are regularly polluted by a local sewage treatment facility. Robert Johnson, who owns Johnson and Sons Seafood in Suffolk, VA, last year appealed to […]