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Thank you to our 2020 ForeverGreen Luncheon sponsors - February 24th, 2020

The 2020 ForeverGreen Luncheon was our biggest yet, thanks in part to the support of our generous sponsors!  read more

By Aldon Knight

Legislative Updates 2020: Week 6 - February 23rd, 2020

Bills have been filed that would require DHEC to set maximum contaminant levels for PFAs, plus the latest on the Santee Cooper hearings and other bills we are following. read more

By Shelley Robbins

Two Clean Water Act rollbacks: One murky mess for South Carolina waterways - February 20th, 2020

The EPA’s recent attacks on the Clean Water Act have made national headlines, leaving many of us wondering how this impacts our local waterways and drinking water sources. The short of it: Our water resources are left vulnerable by these rollbacks. read more

By Megan Chase

Upstate comprehensive plan updates: What's the latest news? - February 18th, 2020

Our Land Planning & Policy team shares the latest news on the cities of Greenville, Greer, and Spartanburg's comprehensive plan updates. read more

The Upstate Update: February 2020 - February 18th, 2020

In this month's Upstate Update, we discuss how development could impact future flooding and water quality in the Upstate, honor Black History Month, and celebrate World Wetlands Day. read more

Legislative Updates 2020: Week 5 - February 17th, 2020

The long-awaited Santee Cooper report has finally been released, plus updates on other bills we are following. read more

By Shelley Robbins

Legislative Updates 2020: Week 4 - February 10th, 2020

It was a good week for wildlife at the South Carolina Statehouse. Learn more in this week's Legislative Update from Energy & State Policy Director Shelley Robbins. read more

By Shelley Robbins

Legislative Updates 2020: Week 3 - February 3rd, 2020

Senator Sheheen announces a package of six bills and three joint resolutions to address the state's most immediate environmental concerns, plus updates on other bills we are following. read more

By Shelley Robbins

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