Tag Archives: Friends of the Kiawah River

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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Victory for the Kiawah Spit

The Coastal Conservation League has announced a victory in the battle against the improper development of the Kiawah Spit. In their 25th anniversary publication, South Carolina Environmental Law Project (SCELP) says that they “won a crucial judgment in the South Carolina Supreme Court rejecting the lower court’s decision to permit a 2,783-foot long by 40-foot […]
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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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