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CCEF Names South Carolina 2020 Clean Energy Champions

CCEF Names South Carolina 2020 Clean Energy Champions

Oct 13, 2020

State and local leaders honored for commitment to clean energy future. October 13, 2020 – COLUMBIA, S.C. – Conservatives for a Clean Energy Future (CCEF), a national nonprofit focused on advancing […]

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‘Too Early to Say’ Whether Parris Island Base Will Stay Open in SC, Colonel Tells McMaster

‘Too Early to Say’ Whether Parris Island Base Will Stay Open in SC, Colonel Tells McMaster

The Post and Courier - Oct 1, 2020

COLUMBIA — A top Marine Corps official at Parris Island said Thursday it is premature to discuss whether the South Carolina training base will remain open in the future but […]

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Beaufort Delegation Delivers in Statehouse, on Shores of Port Royal Sound

Beaufort Delegation Delivers in Statehouse, on Shores of Port Royal Sound

The Island News - Sep 30, 2020

The Beaufort County Legislative Delegation showcased its extraordinary ability to get things done during the two-week abbreviated session of the General Assembly that ended Thursday, Sept. 24. In the waning […]

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Resort Planned for Bay Point Denied by Beaufort County Zoning Board

Resort Planned for Bay Point Denied by Beaufort County Zoning Board

The Island News - Sep 30, 2020

After more than a year of trying to make their case for a high-end, ecotourism resort on a barrier island in Beaufort County, developers from Bay Point Island were shut […]

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SC Tourism Tax Dollars Can Be Used to Fight Climate Change Flooding After Bill Passes

SC Tourism Tax Dollars Can Be Used to Fight Climate Change Flooding After Bill Passes

The State - Sep 27, 2020

Coastal South Carolina leaders will likely have a new revenue stream for fighting flooding and sea-level rise caused by climate change thanks to a bill passed by the state legislature […]

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Commentary: More Work Needed to Expand Solar Energy, Boost SC Economy, Conservation

Commentary: More Work Needed to Expand Solar Energy, Boost SC Economy, Conservation

The Post and Courier - Sep 22, 2020

If you spend time enjoying the marshes, inlets and beaches along South Carolina’s spectacular coast, you’ll have little doubt why our region is experiencing exponential growth. The Lowcountry’s unsurpassed quality […]

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Bay Point Island Helps to Protect Us — So Why Would We Even Consider Altering It?

Bay Point Island Helps to Protect Us — So Why Would We Even Consider Altering It?

The Island Packet - Sep 17, 2020

ON BAY POINT In July Audubon South Carolina submitted a letter to the Beaufort County Zoning Board of Appeals expressing its opposition to a proposal to develop a resort on […]

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Reaction to Trump’s Offshore Drilling Moratorium Positive, Cautious

Reaction to Trump’s Offshore Drilling Moratorium Positive, Cautious

The Island News - Sep 16, 2020

From staff reports President Donald Trump, a longtime proponent of offshore drilling, threw everyone an election season curve ball at a Jupiter, Fla., campaign appearance on Tuesday, Sept. 8 when […]

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Don’t Give in To the Developers’ Desire To Turn Bay Point Into an Upscale Resort.

Don’t Give in To the Developers’ Desire To Turn Bay Point Into an Upscale Resort.

The Island Packet - Sep 16, 2020

Bay Point Island is wild. It is a refuge for thousands of shorebirds and seabirds, the birthplace of threatened sea turtles and home to other wildlife. All the while it […]

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We Have a Duty To Protect and Treasure Bay Point Island — Not To Change and Damage It

We Have a Duty To Protect and Treasure Bay Point Island — Not To Change and Damage It

The Island Packet - Aug 25, 2020

Recently the Island Packet ran an op-ed by Tom Taylor, an attorney representing Bay Point Island LLC; in his piece, Taylor stated that developing Bay Point Island is “the right […]

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