Join Our Virtual Citizens Planning Academy

This online, interactive course is designed to help Greenville residents, business owners, and neighborhood leaders understand processes that drive local planning and land use policy decisions, as well as the roles and perspectives of diverse stakeholders. Eight one-hour lunch and learn-style sessions will take place over Zoom beginning on Wednesdays in April.

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Legislative Updates

While the Legislature is in session from January through May of each year, we post a weekly Legislative Update. If you would like these updates delivered to your inbox, you can sign up for the mailing list. We also issue Action Alerts on critical, time sensitive issues and provide the tools you need to contact your elected officials.

Legislative Updates 2021: February 22-26 - March 1st, 2021

The SC Conservation Coalition's annual Lobby Day is moving online this year for a week of conservation advocacy education. Find details and more updates from the Statehouse in this week's Legislative Update. read more

By Shelley Robbins

Legislative Updates 2021: February 15-19 - February 22nd, 2021

Read the latest conservation news from the Statehouse, including updates on a drinking water action alert, pyrolysis, and Santee Cooper. read more

By Shelley Robbins

Legislative Updates 2021: February 8-12 - February 15th, 2021

In this week's Legislative Update, Shelley Robbins shares why this might finally be the year for significant electric vehicle policy change in SC and why your action is needed now regarding trash incineration and pyrolysis. read more

By Shelley Robbins

Legislative Updates 2021: February 1-5 - February 8th, 2021

In this week's Legislative Update, Shelley Robbins gives a recap of week 4 at the Statehouse, a deep dive in to burning trash and melting plastics, and the latest on several bills we are tracking. read more

By Shelley Robbins

Legislative Updates 2021: January 25-29 - February 1st, 2021

Join Energy & State Policy Director Shelley Robbins for a deep dive on the South Carolina Conservation Bank, as well as the latest conservation news from the SC Statehouse. read more

By Shelley Robbins

Legislative Updates 2021: January 18-22 - January 25th, 2021

The SC Legislature has completed its second of 18 weeks, largely remotely due to security and COVID-19 concerns. Join Energy & State Policy Director Shelley Robbins for a recap of week 2 in the Statehouse. read more

By Shelley Robbins

Legislative Updates 2021: January 11-15 - January 18th, 2021

The SC Legislature has completed the first of its 18 weeks in the Statehouse. Our Energy & State Policy Director Shelley Robbins shares her first weekly Legislative Update of the 2021 Session. read more

By Shelley Robbins

Legislative Updates 2020: September 15-24 - September 27th, 2020

After halting the regular 2020 Legislative Session in mid-March, the South Carolina General Assembly returned earlier this month for a special two-week session. Energy & State Policy Director Shelley Robbins offers a recap of what was accomplished, what bills we supported passed, and which two bills we opposed that were halted. read more

By Shelley Robbins

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