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Greenville County adopts conservation trust fund to protect threatened resources

Greenville County adopts conservation trust fund to protect threatened resources - December 15th 2020

This evening, Greenville County Council passed an ordinance establishing a trust fund to help permanently protect Greenville’s natural and historic assets for residents, visitors, and future generations. read more


Upstate Forever Opposes PNG Gas Pipeline Project

Upstate Forever Opposes PNG Gas Pipeline Project - November 19th 2020

The Piedmont Natural Gas project threatens water quality, endangered species, and property rights in Greenville County. read more


Southern Environmental Law Center: $1.5 million secured for watershed protection and awareness

Southern Environmental Law Center: $1.5 million secured for watershed protection and awareness - October 23rd 2020

A fund of $1.5 million has been established to protect and remediate water resources in Anderson County as a result of a Clean Water Act suit brought by the Southern Environmental Law Center on behalf of Upstate Forever and the Savannah Riverkeeper. read more


Southern Environmental Law Center: Duke Energy’s future rooftop solar customers can expect savings

Southern Environmental Law Center: Duke Energy’s future rooftop solar customers can expect savings - September 17th 2020

Clean energy advocates, including Upstate Forever, reach deal with Duke Energy to expand solar choice in the Carolinas. read more


Upstate Forever Receives $75,000 from Hollingsworth Funds

Upstate Forever Receives $75,000 from Hollingsworth Funds - August 26th 2020

Grant funds will support efforts to work with community leaders, residents, and stakeholders to advance progressive land use policies that address our community’s most pressing issues. read more


Greenville Journal: COVID-19 has brought the need for land protection to the forefront

Greenville Journal: COVID-19 has brought the need for land protection to the forefront - August 6th 2020

In this letter to the editor of the Greenville Journal, Executive Director Andrea Cooper shares how the ongoing crisis has shown just how critical it is to protect even more land across the Upstate, especially in fast-growing counties like Greenville. read more


Upstate Forever awarded $3.9 million USDA funding partnership

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


Landmark Supreme Court decision impacts Upstate pollution suit

Landmark Supreme Court decision impacts Upstate pollution suit - April 24th 2020

Ruling on Clean Water Act supports Upstate Forever’s case against Kinder Morgan for 2014 diesel spill in Belton. read more

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