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HOTLIST: Clean energy action & a bold conservation agenda

At CVSC, we pride ourselves on spending time with voters as well as their elected officials. I often hear complaints from voters that “our legislators don’t listen to us.” Well, guess what? After this week, I can say…

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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…

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Hotlist: Progress on Energy & Stopping Offshore Drilling

Legislators hit the ground running the first week of session and pushed forward great conservation legislation that will protect SC from offshore drilling and will secure a clean energy future for SC. To top off the good…

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Legislative Hotlist — What to expect in 2020

Happy first week of the legislative Year! Tomorrow we start the second Year in the two-Year legislative session. Let’s dive into our first 2020 Weekly Legislative Hotlist. As a quick reminder, the Hotlist is your weekly…

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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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Save the Date: 2020 Legislative Events with CVSC

Please save the date for the following legislative events this Year. Please check back for registration links and additional information.  CVSC Legislative Kickoff Reception: January 21, 6-8 pm at the Blue Marlin Restaurant Vista Room at 1200 Lincoln St., Columbia.

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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”…