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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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Seawall denied is a victory for the Kiawah Spit

The recent ruling against the construction of a seawall along the backside of the Kiawah Spit comes after five years of litigation and reversed rulings from the South Carolina Supreme Court. This is a pivotal moment in which our laws protecting sensitive coastal areas have been upheld; we hope this will serve as a precedent. […]
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