Legislative Hotlist

The 2019-2020 Conservation Scorecard is Here!

It is our pleasure to introduce you to our 2019-2020 Conservation Scorecard. The 2019-2020 Legislative Session was dominated by ambitious conservation goals that turned into impactful policy changes, despite setbacks in 2020 with the abrupt early…

Election Updates

It is Primary Election Day – What Will You Do?

It has been an unprecedented Year. We’re living through a pandemic. Folks are standing up and demanding changes to address the systemic inequalities throughout our society. We’re seeing continued efforts at the federal level to roll back core environmental protections…

Project News & Updates

Racial Justice and Equity in the Conservation Movement

The events of the last few weeks and this weekend – both in South Carolina and across the country – have been a sobering reminder of the threat and impacts of racism in our society. From the killings…

Election Updates

Election ALERT – Conservation Endorsements Released

We are less than 20 days away from the June 9 primary elections. In the next few weeks, campaign signs will pop up on nearly every street corner, your mailbox will overflow with campaign literature, and TV, radio, and…

Election Updates

CVSC Releases Early 2020 Endorsements

The Board of Directors of Conservation Voters of South Carolina (CVSC) announced its endorsement of 8 State Senators and 28 State Representatives in the 2020 election. “South Carolina needs champions in the House and Senate who will fight for clean…

Press Releases

New Polling – Climate Action a key issue for SC Voters

To: Interested Parties From: John Tynan, Executive Director, Conservation Voters of South Carolina Date: February 24, 2020 Re: Ahead of South Carolina primary, climate is top issue for voters and candidates The South Carolina Democratic presidential primary…

Legislative Hotlist

Sen. Sheheen Releases Bold 2020 Conservation Package

Earlier this week, CVSC Executive Director John Tynan joined Senator Vincent Sheheen as he rolled out his 2020 conservation agenda. This bold agenda proposes or joins with his Senate colleagues on existing efforts to address the wide ranging environmental issues facing…

Project News & Updates

Good News! PSC Reverses Bad Solar Decision

Remember when we asked you to take action before the holidays on solar energy? We have good news – your voice was heard! Check out Friday’s headline from the Post & Courier: “SC utility regulators…

Project News & Updates

Bipartisan Leadership for our Oceans and Coasts

Last month marked the 30 Year anniversary of Hurricane Hugo making landfall in South Carolina. When NOAA posted satellite imagery of an incoming hurricane on September 21, 1989, we had no idea that the name “Hugo”…