Author Archives: Mary Edna

Save Our Solar

We invested in rooftop solar in 2016 and Dominion Energy’s monopoly in our region is trying to change solar pricing in a way that would demolish the industry. In short, their proposal would move from net metering to a hybrid instantaneous netting system, thus lowering payouts to solar power producers, and add two new fees, […]
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James Island Climate Emergency Declaration

This Thursday, please contact the mayor & council members to encourage voting on this declaration. Here is a sample letter: Dear Mayor Woolsey and Council Leaders, Your climate action is to be commended as James Island faces flooding, sea level rise and hurricanes due to Climate Change. Thank you for caring for your constituents and passing […]
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Orrin Pilkey’s Op Ed

Rain Over Charleston, 60″ x 36″ oil on canvas by Mary Edna Fraser 2020 With eighty nine flooding events in our city in 2019, sea level rise affects all of us. My boss, Orrin Pilkey, weighs in with the Post & Courier on what taking action to protect Charleston for future generations will look like. “For Charleston, […]
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