Wetlands America Trust, Inc. v. White Cloud Nine Ventures

Supreme Court of Virginia, Record No. 141577, February 12, 2016: Conservation easement ambiguity resolved in favor of allowing construction.

This controversy arose because of construction activities and proposed uses of land subject to a conservation easement. The legal questions were whether a Virginia conservation easement should be construed “strictly” (i.e., narrowly) against restrictions on land, whether certain [...]

Curzi v. Raub

Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division, No. A-5380-06T1, July 30, 2010: Held that an allegation of intentional nuisance is not sufficient to remove a private nuisance claim from the purview of the NJ Right to Farm Act (Act), N.J.S.A. 4:1C-1 to -10.4. Farmer Raub’s residential neighbors brought a nuisance action in Superior Court against Raub [...]