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Future generations have one less coal plant

Santee Cooper has finally given up its $2.2 billion dollar coal-fired power plant by unanimous vote of its board. The Coastal Conservation League (CCL) has been fighting its construction for three years, alongside instrumental concerned citizens’ groups, Conservation Voters of South Carolina (CVSC) and SCsaysNO, and the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal Campaign. Mary Edna Fraser […]
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My Children Don’t Want a Coal Plant on the Great Pee Dee River

Santee Cooper, South Carolina’s state owned utility is planning to build a 1320 MW coal fired power plant on the banks of the Great Pee Dee River in southern Florence County. This will be the state’s 13th coal plant and it will emit every year over 10 million tons of CO2, the primary greenhouse gas, […]
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Delete Apathy, Promoting Environmental Action

Thanks to all our wonderful volunteers, donors, and folks who attended this successful event. We had over 200 come out to support the Coastal Conservation League. Dana Downs, songwriter from Athens, and Mary Edna sung a protest to stop the coal plant on the Great Pee Dee River and performed Dana’s Delete Apathy song. Folks […]
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