Captain Sams Spit continues to be at risk.

Here is an interview with Mary Edna and Amy Armstrong on Captain Sams Spit.

Five times over 15 years, the state’s Supreme Court heard cases involving Captain Sams Spit, eventually ruling in favor of the conservation groups. 

The latest disagreement is over a 2013 development agreement between the town of Kiawah Island and the developer that expired last month. The town says the agreement requires the developer to transfer land to the Kiawah Island Community Association. The developer says this transfer was contingent on development that didn’t occur. 

The developer contends it still owns the property. 

Amy Armstrong, executive director and general counsel at the S.C. Environmental Law Project, said as long as this is the case, there’s a threat of development. Captain Sams Spit continues to be at risk.

For more information on Captain Sams Spit, click the SCELP website link.

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Returning waterways to their natural form.

From the Firetower II, 8″x24″ oil on panel, Mary Edna Fraser 2015

In this riveting article and video from The Guardian, the author, Helena Horton, explores the effects of manipulating rivers from their natural flow patterns. This manipulation by humans has caused many unnecessary disasters that can be averted by returning the waterways to their natural flow patterns.

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Lewis Ocean Bay Update

The fight to preserve Lewis Ocean Bay in Horry Co., South Carolina, continues. Here is a video from the January 2nd public remarks meeting.

For more information on this fragile environment, watch this video from Mary Edna.

Thank You!

Lewis Ocean Bay

Please get in touch with your county council members if you live in Horry County and share this with friends.

You can also make a difference by following the link below to and signing the Lewis Ocean Bay petition.

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