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Energy Freedom Act heads to Governor’s desk to be signed into law

Conservation group’s major efforts net noteworthy win as the Energy Freedom Act moves to the Governor’s desk COLUMBIA, S.C. —  Conservation Voters of South Carolina (CVSC) launched the organization’s largest-ever advocacy campaign this Year to promote clean energy. Today, those efforts culminated…

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LCV Scorecard gives Clyburn high marks for 2018

League of Conservation Voters released the South Carolina delegation’s scores on its 2018 National Environmental Scorecard, and Representative Jim Clyburn’s name sits atop the state’s list. The Scorecard is the primary yardstick for evaluating the environmental records of every member of Congress and is available online at …

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Congress Votes to Reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund

Congress Votes to Reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund CVSC joins S.C. Representatives Joe Wilson and Joe Cunningham to recognize benefits for S.C. communities WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House today passed the largest…

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Energy Competition Bills Passes SC House

SC House Passes Energy Freedom Act Compromise Bill opens competition, removes net metering cap, and opens solar options to lower income residents. COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Energy Freedom Act (House Bill 3659), known as the LCI Compromise (from the House…

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Energy Reform Bills Mark Major Milestone For 100 Day Campaign

Coalition Hits First Milestone of 100 Day Clean Energy Agenda Companion energy competition bills filed in House and Senate COLUMBIA, S.C. – State lawmakers announced a pair of companion bills today that will inject competition into the state’s energy…

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CVSC Endorses Dick Harpootlian for SC Senate

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Conservation Voters of South Carolina (CVSC) announced Monday they were officially endorsing Dick Harpootlian for State Senate District 20 in Richland and Lexington Counties. The leading political voice for conservation in South Carolina, CVSC supports bipartisan,…

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CVSC-PAC Secures Strong Pro-Solar Majority in State House with Primary Wins

COLUMBIA, SC – Conservation Voters of South Carolina Political Action Committee’s (CVSC-PAC) series of primary victories on Tuesday night sends a clear signal that clean energy is a top priority among Republican and Democratic voters, the group shared on Wednesday. “Voters sent…

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CVSC Completes $117,000 investment in Primary Elections

COLUMBIA, SC – In the 2018 primary elections, Conservation Voters of South Carolina (CVSC) invested over $117,000 in support of candidates committed to a clean energy future and pollution-free South Carolina. CVSC invested heavily in direct voter contact with over…

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CVSC Releases 2017-2018 Legislative Conservation Scorecard

COLUMBIA, SC – CVSC today released the 2017-2018 Conservation Scorecard, the primary yardstick for evaluating the conservation records of every member of the SC Legislature. The Scorecard is available online at https://www.cvsc.org/scorecard/legislative-scorecard/. Since 2002, CVSC has held legislators accountable at the Statehouse for…