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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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Small victory for Kiawah Island Spit, but developers vow to move ahead

A victory for the S.C. Coastal Conservation League does not mean an end to the struggle to save the Kiawah Island Spit from development.  It does mean that a sea wall will not be built along Captain Sam’s Inlet, protecting this critical habitat for a number of species.  There is no doubt that this region […]
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SC Supreme Court hears final arguments on Captain Sam’s Spit, Kiawah Island

Yesterday, Tuesday, January 18, 2011, the South Carolina Supreme Court heard the final pleas over the construction of a half-mile long bulkhead along the Kiawah River intended to stabilize the dynamic Captain Sam’s Spit on Kiawah Island. Lawyers Amy Armstrong of the South Carolina Environmental Law Project (SCELP) and Davis Whitfield-Cargile of the state’s Ocean […]
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