Tag Archives: SC Environmental Law Project (SCELP)

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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Lowcountry in focus: the Kiawah Spit

The Coastal Conservation League, in association with GrowFood Carolina, reported on the status of Captain Sams Spit, Kiawah Island, in their recent newsletter, Lowcountry in focus: Captain Sams Spit is a 150-acre teardrop-shaped landform on the south end of Kiawah Island. (A spit is a narrow coastal land formation that is tied to the coast […]
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Success in South Carolina thanks to the Coastal Conservation League

Environmentalists and industrialists found common ground here in South Carolina after agreeing on a plan to remove and recycle coal ash at 3 Santee Cooper power plants. Spurred by a lawsuit by the Coastal Conservation League, coal ash stored in ponds will be recycled into cement rather than permanently encased on site. A June 7th […]
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