Tag Archives: SC Environmental Law Project (SCELP)

Progress on sea level rise in Charleston is not happening fast enough

Photographer Jared Bramblett captured these images of the aging Battery wall that protects some of the most historic homes in the tourist district. “The deficiency of the Low Battery presents an existential threat to the 300-year old city. It is also the most striking symbol of the City of Charleston’s failure to invest adequately in […]
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A letter from Dana Beach about Captain Sams Spit

In an email dated May 31, 2015, Dana Beach, Executive Director of the Coastal Conservation League, wrote: Folks, If you aren’t confused by what is going on with Captain Sams (no apostrophe) Spit, then you haven’t been paying attention. The latest news flash on the proposal to develop the sand bar on the western end […]
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Horrible development for Captain Sams Spit

The Post & Courier’s article Kiawah developers win new permit for Captain Sam’s Spit was published on May 26, 2015, five months after the South Carolina Supreme Court ruled against issuing a permit against a seawall and revetment to support the road. The minimal difference between the types of hard structures is the loophole that […]
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