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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…

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Let’s Celebrate Earth Week 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has dramatically changed our plans and how we live our day-to-day lives. Yet, even in a pandemic, we all live on planet Earth and continue to care about protecting our land, air, and water…

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Webinar Series: Conversations with Conservationists

The SC Conservation Coalition, a coalition of about 40 environmental organizations, launched a free webinar series in March of 2020 that gives citizens an opportunity to learn more about environmental policy topics from advocates, experts, and policymakers. Focusing on Coalition priorities…

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A Clean Energy Future for Santee Cooper

Santee Cooper’s future is in the spotlight in 2020 as our legislature decides whether the state-owned utility should be sold, privately managed, or reformed. Whatever the outcome, we have an opportunity to push our state-owned utility to a 100% clean…

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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…

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A Solar “Doomsday” Scenario Has Come…

CVSC and clean energy supporters like you celebrated when the South Carolina legislature unanimously passed the Energy Freedom Act earlier this Year. We thought the future was bright. After all, the legislature gave clear direction that they wanted more competition…

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PSC Hearings Important To Energy Future – And Your Wallet

Bottom Line Up Front The Public Service Commission is holding “avoided cost” hearings in October that will have long-term impacts on your electricity bills and our clean energy sources – and utilities…

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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”…

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PSC Filing Opens for 2020

On September 16, filing opened to run for the South Carolina Public Service Commission. Public Service Commissioners make major decisions that impact your future electricity bills, ability to choose your utility providers, and whether energy comes to you from…