The Upstate Update: December 2019

December 22nd, 2019

The Upstate Update is a digital newsletter curated and shared each month that offers insights into Upstate Forever's recent work, highlights upcoming events and volunteer opportunities, and shares other conservation and advocacy news.

We post the Upstate Update here on the Upstate Forever blog each month. If you would like to receive the Upstate Update directly in your email inbox, please sign up for the mailing list.

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Also in this month's Upstate Update:

  • Greenville needs safe places to walk & ride
    Bike Walk Greenville recently shared a thoughtful opinion piece discussing the need for safer walking and biking infrastructure. Read the article
  • Voice your opinion on coal tar pollution in Greenville
    Coal tar pollution on the Bramlett property upstream from Greenville's Unity Park is an issue that has rightly sparked community concern. Our friends at the South Carolina Environmental Law Project have created a petition you can sign to voice your opinion. Learn more and sign the petition

  • The energy debate in SC
    In one recent week, almost every aspect of the current energy transition debate was illustrated through both the media and through presentations to the South Carolina Public Service Commission. Director of Energy & State Policy Shelley Robbins breaks down what happened and what it means in an informative blog post. Read the blog post

Plus, find details about February's ForeverGreen Annual Awards Luncheon and other mailing lists you can join to stay in-the-know on all things Upstate Forever.

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