Category Archives: Great Pee Dee River

Great Pee Dee River protected from future coal plant

Maria Gallucci’s April 5th Reuters article, In Quiet End to a Coal Battle, Utility Puts Canceled Plant Parts Up for Sale, demonstrates that the five year saga over constructing a coal plant on the Great Pee Dee River is clearly over.  Unfortunately, a sale might mean that this relic of technology gets erected in a […]
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“Terraqueous Silks” by Mary Edna Fraser opening this Saturday at the Florence Museum of Art, Science, and History

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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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