DNR Climate Change Impacts to Natural Resources in South Carolina
SC DNR Climate Change Report 2011
March 15, 2013 | Read More
Secret climate report calls for action in SC
A team of state scientists has outlined serious concerns about the damage South Carolina will suffer from climate change – threats that include invading eels, dying salt marshes, flooded homes and increased diseases in the state’s wildlife.
March 14, 2013 | Read More
Trashing the freedom to choose
House and Senate Bills were introduced to strip the authority of local governments to designate where the garbage generated in your community is dumped.
March 6, 2013 | Read More
Lower power bills the goal of SC solar energy bill
SC is preparing for a fight over long-standing rules that utilities have used to block the expansion of sun power across the Palmetto State.
January 25, 2013 | Read More
The State: Rep. Brady is a valuable ‘conduit’ in GOP-controlled SC House
Ms. Brady has managed the unusual feat of winning support from such groups as the S.C. Education Association and the Conservation Voters of South Carolina as well as the S.C. Chamber of Commerce and the National Federation of Independent Businesses.
October 25, 2012 | Read More
SC can’t afford to lose Courson’s leadership in Senate
We need a leader of the Senate who is a conservationist — a conservative who believes in conserving our environmental resources, which also are important economic-development resources.
October 23, 2012 | Read More
Say NO to New Jersey nuke dirt! Sign the petition today!
We want to send a message to DHEC, Governor Haley, legislators and the nation that we will not take 300 rail cars of radioactive dirt from New Jersey. Our backyards will no longer be the nation\'s trash can. Sign the petition today!
August 8, 2012 | Read More
Conservation Voters of South Carolina Score Victories in 2012 Primaries
In a confusing election year, Conservation Voters of South Carolina continued its successful record of electing conservation candidates to the General Assembly.
June 14, 2012 | Read More
Toal: DHEC’s approval of Savannah River dredging broke the law
The state Supreme Court hammered South Carolina’s environmental department Tuesday over a 2011 decision to approve dredging the port of Savannah — a determination that Chief Justice Jean Toal said appears to have been illegal.
June 6, 2012 | Read More
Supreme Court wetlands ruling targeted
Legislators are poised to derail a 2011 S.C. Supreme Court decision that gave extra protection to wetlands and made it easier for the public to sue alleged polluters under state law.
June 4, 2012 | Read More
SC board rips federal clean air rules
Federal air pollution rules that protect people’s health drew criticism from the state’s environmental board this week because of the potential effect on industry.
April 16, 2012 | Read More
SC high court to hear Savannah dredging dispute
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The South Carolina Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a dispute over a permit for a $600 million deepening of the Savannah River shipping channel.
April 10, 2012 | Read More
Marlboro in fierce fight against landfill
Residents have fought a giant landfill in tiny Marlboro County for years, but they won't give up despite intense pressure from a waste disposal corporation.
April 1, 2012 | Read More
Groups want Greenville Water System to increase flow for South Saluda River
The Southern Environmental Law Center filed a legal brief on behalf of Trout Unlimited on Wednesday arguing that the Greenville Water System should be required to increase the flow of water out of its Table Rock reservoir into the South Saluda River.
March 15, 2012 | Read More
Conservation groups seek Supreme Court Ruling on Savannah River dredging
Five conservation groups asked South Carolina’s top court Tuesday to examine whether the state legally authorized dredging the Savannah River for a major port expansion project in Georgia. Read more here: http://www.thestate.com/2012/03/06/2180109/conservation-groups-seek-supreme.html#storylink=cpy
March 7, 2012 | Read More
Don't take away a key pollution-fighting tool
If the Savannah River dredging permit debacle tells us anything, it is that we can't depend on state officials alone to watch out for our interests. Gov. Nikki Haley and the state Department of Health and Environmental Control let us down when DHEC worked out a weak agreement to pave the way for a water quality permit to dredge the Savannah River for more than 30 miles to Georgia's Savannah port. Read the entire article ...
February 28, 2012 | Read More
Sonoco announces $100 million investment, job creation
January 10, 2012 | Read More