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The Facts About Seismic Testing

Click Here To Take Action “Our expert assessment is that the department’s premise is not supported by the best available science. On the contrary, the magnitude of the proposed seismic activity is likely to have significant, long-lasting and widespread impacts … Continue reading

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Submit Comments on Seismic Testing Permits Today

A public comment period is now open for a number of seismic permits, and we encourage you to take a moment and share your concerns about the impact of seismic testing with BOEM. Submit you comments by clicking here. Permitting … Continue reading

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Ask Governor Haley to Stand Up for the SC Coast

South Carolina’s coastal communities and residents have spoken out en masse against the federal proposal to allow oil and gas development off our our coast. It’s time for Governor Haley to respond and stand up for South Carolina’s coastal resources, … Continue reading

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Seismic Testing & SC

Read the comments filed with OCRM by the Southern Environmental Law Center on behalf of the Coastal Conservation League and our partners: Click here to read the complete comments. Spectrum’s proposal would result in undue harm to marine mammals, including … Continue reading

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Speak out today against seismic testing and offshore drilling

The SC Office of Coastal Resource Management (OCRM) is currently reviewing multiple permit requests for seismic testing off the South Carolina coast. A public comment period is now open for a number of these permits, and we encourage you to … Continue reading

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Think Energy SC, February 12th Newsletter

A new website, SC Solar Now, has been launched to serve as a central location for news and information on solar energy here in South Carolina. SC Solar Now will keep you updated on solar investment opportunities, public hearings, and the latest … Continue reading

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Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce panel discussion on offshore drilling

Below are two clips that highlight the threat offshore drilling represents for South Carolina’s economy and environment. Video of the full panel discussion is also linked below. Watch the full panel discussion here.

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Speak Out Against Offshore Drilling in the Atlantic

The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has released its draft proposal for offshore drilling activities along the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). The waters off the South Carolina coast are included in this plan. A public comment period is open until March 30th, … Continue reading

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This Week’s News, January 22nd

The Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a panel discussion during the evening of Thursday, January 29th on the pros and cons of potential offshore oil and gas exploration and development on South Carolina’s economy and environment. The … Continue reading

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Utilities and Solar Advocates Reach Net Metering Settlement

Utilities, solar businesses, and conservation groups reached a settlement agreement last week on how rooftop solar will be treated for the foreseeable future in South Carolina. The settlement agreement is a critical step forward in implementing South Carolina’s recently adopted … Continue reading

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