Category Archives: South Carolina

Oppose sand renourishment on Kiawah Spit

Developer seeks state permit for Capt. Sam’s Spit beach restoration on Kiawah Island, the Post & Courier reported. Erosion has been persistent here, and “the spit is no longer wide enough to permit a road due to setback regulations,” citizens Timothy and Peggy Barnes wrote. Tomorrow, March 22, is the deadline for requesting a DHEC […]
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CAREnergy campaign named ‘Project for Good’ by IGG, deadline extended to February 16th

Mary Edna made a donation of $100 to support further development of Dr. Janice Ryan-Bohac’s Energy Tuber. We urge philanthropists and fellow South Carolinians to fund this project. The Energy Tuber is promising material for biofuel, capable of higher yields than corn and sorghum. Marilyn Blizard of Kiawah, SC reports that Dr. Janice Ryan-Bohac has […]
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Sweetpotatoes “the Energy Tuber” to feed, fuel the world

Here in South Carolina, Dr. Janice Ryan-Bohac has created unique product that could be a new green industry. The Energy Tuber is a large sweetpotato, developed for its high yield, useful as a new source of biofuel. Leaves and vines are “high in protein and vitamins, and highly digestible”–good for animal feed, according to research […]
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