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The Fight Against Pyrolysis Continues

Our fight against pyrolysis is well underway. Both bills (H.3753 and S.525) were taken up in their respective subcommittees last week. Thanks to you and the efforts from our…

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Melting Plastics and Burning Garbage

Do you remember when I said in last week’s update that now, more than ever, your voice is needed? Well, it’s time. Take action now to help stop two…

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Clean Drinking Water

If you followed any of the press last week, you know the third week of South Carolina’s 124th legislative session was quite eventful. While our state leaders continued to debate the issue of Santee Cooper and how best…

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Conversations with Conservationists: A Senate Briefing

We have a packed week ahead of us. From continued, intense deliberations that address the issue of Santee Cooper to efforts that unveil the legislative priorities and goals of the South Carolina Conservation Coalition,…

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Hotlist – The Future of Santee Cooper

If you are like me, you were happy to see the Year 2020 find its place in the history books. It is safe to say that last Year was tough for all of us. However, even as its…

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Welcome Back!

Welcome back to a new legislative session! I hope this update discovers you healthy and hopeful. While lawmakers continue to respond to the global pandemic and the impact it has had on our beloved state, this…

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Recap of the Special Legislative Session

Whew! What an exciting legislative session! Last week, the South Carolina General Assembly finally adjourned for the 2020 legislative Year but not before we were able to celebrate some BIG WINS on wildlife protections, energy delivery, and the appointments of…

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Impactful Legislation, PSC Elections, and the Green Tie Awards

First and foremost, thank you! The South Carolina conservation community shared a few wins last week, thanks to passionate conservation voters like you. Before the special legislative session convened last week, there were quite a few unknowns…

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Welcome Back to a Special Legislative Session!

Welcome back! Even though I have taken a break from sending you “hotlist” updates, our state legislators have been hard at work preparing for the special legislative session that starts tomorrow, Septemeber 15th. As legislators continue to respond…

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The Great American Outdoors Act is signed into law!

The Great American Outdoors Act is signed into law, creating a lifeline for South Carolina’s outdoor recreation economy and providing access to parks and open spaces. This historic legislation will fully and permanently fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). On…