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8:45 am on Friday August 31, 2012

Reckless: Battle lines sinking in latest round of I-526

Image by SCDOT A proposed alternative to the I-526 reworking as of January 2010.After a vote for $138 million in additional funding for a now $558 million extension of I-526 across Johns and James islands, idealogical battle lines are settling in....
4:33 am on Friday August 5, 2011

Downtown distribution center to connect local farmers with local chefs

Image by Flickr user awsheffieldBack in 2010, the Coastal Conservation League purchased a 10,000-square-foot warehouse space in downtown Charleston to facilitate the sales of local farm-fresh produce to local chefs. The produce distribution center's...
3:57 am on Saturday August 7, 2010

Deal stuck between port, environmental groups to move Charleston port forward (updated)

Image by Flickr user SoulRider.222 Update August 7: The Post and Courier has followed and has a nice rounded-out report; read it here. If you were to judge by the two comments (which is a horrible cross-section of society, I know) on that story (...
9:19 am on Saturday July 31, 2010

The pains of riding (and learning) the CARTA bus system

Jessie and Beau (no last names to be found) recently went on a "CARTA Adventure" to see just how efficient and pleasant it can be to take the bus from the Citadel Mall in West Ashley to downtown Charleston. Doing the trip for the Coastal...
4:01 am on Thursday July 29, 2010

Alternatives proposed to solve I-526's traffic problems (update: detailed map)

Image by Flickr user K2D2vaca Update July 29: S.C. DOT is distributing a brochure about the I-526 plan, most interestingly it contains a narrated map of the features at various points on the $489 million project. What struck me at first glance were...
7:57 am on Sunday May 30, 2010

The man behind the S.C. Coastal Conservation League

The S.C. Coastal Conservation League is involved in a number of prominent local issues from port pollution to protecting the Angel Oak, and that group was founded and headed by Dana Beach. Well, if you'd like to learn a bit more about him, The State...
4:19 am on Tuesday May 25, 2010

Downtown distribution center to connect local farmers with local chefs

Image by Flickr user Matt HammThe Coastal Conservation League recently purchased a 10,000-square-foot warehouse space in downtown Charleston that is going to facilitate the sales of local farm-fresh produce to local chefs. The produce distribution...
10:41 am on Wednesday January 27, 2010

Coastal Conservation League study: Charleston port-related pollution health costs could total $81 million

Image by Flickr user Jen SFO-BCN Though the State Ports Authority has been doing much to contend with land-based pollution from its machinery they're largely unable to regulate the nasty diesel fuel burned by cargo containers -- and the study by the...
9:26 am on Tuesday August 25, 2009

Drilling off coast of South Carolina ready to take a big step forward

Image by Flickr user silverxraven Image by 20090825-wave.jpgPerhaps as proof that environmentalist can never really relax, the day after word came that a contested coal plant was all but dead, word comes that offshore drilling in South Carolina is...
11:17 am on Monday July 20, 2009

Meeting on climate change, energy independece, and national security open to public

The Coastal Conservation League invites you to a town hall meeting presented by the Pew Project on National Security, Energy, and Climate Change on Thursday, July 23. The Project is convening local and national security, defense, military, and...

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