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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

Legislative Updates 2019: Week 13 - April 7th, 2019

The Energy Freedom Act may move to the Senate floor this week, updates on the utility oversight reform bill, and what to expect during these last five weeks of the South Carolina State Legislative Session. read more

By Shelley Robbins

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

Legislative Updates 2019: Week 12 - March 31st, 2019

The Solar Bill has finally been voted out of the Senate Judiciary subcommittee, and other bills we are watching in the South Carolina State Legislature. read more

By Shelley Robbins

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

The Clean Water Act: History, Controversy, and Impacts to South Carolina — Part 1 of 3 - March 24th, 2019

In this first post of a 3-part series, Clean Water Advocate Megan Chase outlines how the EPA's proposed rollbacks to the Clean Water Act threaten the Upstate and our drinking water. read more

By Megan Chase

Legislative Updates 2019: Week 11 - March 24th, 2019

Duke Energy Carolinas has agreed to continue accepting applications for the current residential solar net-metering program, The Solar Bill will get its fourth sub-committee hearing this week, and more news in this week's Legislative Updates from Energy and State Policy Director Shelley Robbins. read more

By Shelley Robbins

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