Developer who mowed Va. marshland sla...

Developer who mowed Va. marshland slapped with record fine

There are 2 comments on the Hampton Roads Daily Press story from Jun 27, 2007, titled Developer who mowed Va. marshland slapped with record fine. In it, Hampton Roads Daily Press reports that:

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- A developer who mowed dozens of acres of marshland to improve a subdivision's water views has been fined $100,000. It's the largest fine ever levied by the Virginia Marine Resources ...

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Save Virginia

Norfolk, VA

#1 Jun 29, 2007
Kind of funny how the Commissioner of the VMRC came across this. I heard he lives over that way, someone must have lined his pockets in this case because he is not this easy on the working class when they appear in his "court room". He will take a mans working rights from him but only punish the rich with a small fine for taking away wetland, how sad.
marcaurelius

Dayton, MD

#2 Jun 30, 2007
Save Virginia wrote:
...I heard he lives over that way, someone must have lined his pockets in this case because he is not this easy on the working class when they appear in his "court room"...
Is he related to Blair Harry?

The law belongs to the few, the proud.

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