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Don’t miss this chance to say thanks

No one should have to breathe dirty air. No one. Unfortunately, last month the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that would delay a new ozone air quality standard from coming into effect for eight Years, from 2017 to…

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What’s your land story?

Over the weekend, our Executive Director John Tynan shared some personal stories in the Post & Courier about what our sacred public lands mean to him and his family: http://www.postandcourier.com/opinion/commentary/take-action-to-protect-federal-lands/article_6caf884e-89d1-11e7-a269-27c5fc42a5ef.html Among other things, he wrote about falling in…

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Take action to protect cherished federal lands

NOTE: This commentary originally appeared in the Charleston Post & Courier. BY JOHN TYNAN This July marked the 111th anniversary of the Antiquities Act – a bedrock tool for…

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CVSC Statement on VC Summer Abandonment

Conservation Voters of South Carolina’s Executive Director, John Tynan, issued the following statement in response to today’s announcement from Santee Cooper and SCE&G regarding abandonment of the VC Summer nuclear project: “Every energy plan for SC’s future includes the baseload nuclear…

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Take Action this Summer

Summertime is in full-swing. The legislature is out. Tourists are here. Vacations begin. It is the time when South Carolina’s rivers, lakes, mountains, and beaches work overtime. For CVSC staff, this is when we get to spend our weekends and vacations…

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I Oppose Offshore Drilling: Lisa Allen

Offshore drilling will torpedo SC tourism. No one knows better about the importance of tourism to South Carolina than Beaufort County. The Beaufort City Council was the first local government in the state to publicly oppose the Obama Administration’s plans…

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2017 Take Action Tour – Coming to a Town Near You

Over the last few weeks, we’ve been overwhelmed with your response to our calls to action for protecting the air, land, and water you love. But between the emails and phone calls that…

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What is the role of the Automatic Stay in DHEC Permitting?

We’ve been talking a lot about the automatic stay at the State House and in Rebecca’s weekly hotlist (see the latest here). Two bills being considered this week, S.105 and H.3565, seek to limit the use…