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COVID Weekly Update: May 1, 2020 - May 1st, 2020

In this week's update, Clean Water Director Erika Hollis discusses the Value of Water and introduces the Spring/Summer 2020 edition of the Upstate Advocate. Plus, how a landmark Supreme Court decision impacts UF's Clean Water Act lawsuit against Kinder Morgan and a new funding partnership for agricultural land protection. read more

Upstate Forever awarded $3.9 million USDA funding partnership - April 29th, 2020

Regional Conservation Partnership Program funding will be leveraged to protect critical land and water resources. read more

Legislative Updates 2020: April 20-24 - April 26th, 2020

We are still waiting to hear whether either Senate or the House will return to take up a Sine Die Resolution and a Continuing Resolution, or whether they will adjourn without those resolutions. More about what's at stake in this week's Legislative Update from UF's Director of Energy & State Policy. read more

By Shelley Robbins

How development impacts water quality - April 23rd, 2020

As our region grows, it’s more important than ever to protect water quality in the Upstate. read more

By Erika Hollis

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day - April 22nd, 2020

While we can’t join together to celebrate this momentous anniversary and day of action, we can celebrate together, apart. We've compiled some ways you can join us to recognize Earth Day 2020. read more

COVID Weekly Update: Earth Day Edition (April 22, 2020) - April 22nd, 2020

In this week's update, we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day! read more

Legislative Updates 2020: April 13-17 - April 19th, 2020

The governor weighs in on the legislature's failure to reach a consensus on the two resolutions that are needed to keep the state functioning. Plus, the latest on the Conversations with Conservationists webinar series from the South Carolina Conservation Coalition. read more

By Shelley Robbins

New State Water Plan focuses on regional water needs - April 17th, 2020

To ensure that an adequate and reliable supply of water will be available for our homes, businesses, farms, and ecosystems for the next 50 years, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources is updating our State Water Plan. Clean Water Advocate Megan Chase shares why you should care and how you can help ensure the Upstate has plenty of water as the region grows. read more

By Megan Chase

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