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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.