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Clean Water

The Upstate Update: October 2019 - October 24th, 2019

In this month's Upstate Update, we announce the results of the Crossroads Campaign, share an easy way to give to Upstate Forever this year, and fill your calendar with some great upcoming events. read more

Action Alert: Join us to oppose the plan for an 862-home subdivision in South Greenville - July 21st, 2019

Join Upstate Forever at the Greenville County Planning Commission meeting this Wednesday, July 24 at 4:30 pm at County Square as we oppose the 862-home Garden Oaks subdivision proposed in South Greenville off Bessie Road near U.S. 25. read more

The Upstate Update: July 2019 - July 17th, 2019

In this month's Upstate Update, we thank Mast General Store and shoppers for their generous support on Land Trust Day, plus share our Clean Water team's experience at the 2019 River Rally in Cleveland, Ohio, Upstate Forever's latest news, and details on upcoming events. read more

Is Your Local Waterway Safe for Swimming? - June 25th, 2019

Upstate Forever's Katie Hottel recently spoke with WSPA 7News about water quality and when it is safe for you and your family to go for a dip in Upstate waterways. read more

The Clean Water Act: History, Controversy, and Impacts to South Carolina — Part 3 of 3 - April 7th, 2019

The EPA is proposing to change a key term in the Clean Water Act: “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS), which outlines water bodies that qualify for federal protection. In the latest post of this 3-part series, Clean Water Advocate Megan Chase clarifies the Clean Water Act's controversy surrounding agriculture and developers read more

By Megan Chase

The Clean Water Act: History, Controversy, and Impacts to South Carolina — Part 2 of 3 - April 3rd, 2019

The EPA is proposing to change a key term in the Clean Water Act: “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS), which outlines water bodies that qualify for federal protection. In the latest post of this 3-part series, Clean Water Advocate Megan Chase chronicles the history of the Clean Water Act and details on the proposed rollbacks. read more

By Megan Chase

Crossroads Campaign Update: We Are Close, But We Still Need Your Help - April 1st, 2019

As we celebrate the start of Earth Month, we are delighted to share that we are just $88,000 short of our Crossroads Campaign goal! Help us reach our goal by April 30 and receive a limited edition Be the Upstate tee created in collaboration with Dapper Ink. read more

By Aldon Knight

The Upstate Update: March 2019 - March 26th, 2019

In this month's Upstate Update, we provide updates on the Duke Energy rate case public hearings, celebrate the launch of our Crossroads Campaign, and share details on upcoming volunteer and educational events. read more

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