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Letter to the Editor: Follow Waccamaw planning model

Thursday, November 16, 2017

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Courtesy lessons from France. The demise of coal. The rise of solar. To nuke or not? That is the question. A tax we can live with. A highway we can’t. Only connect. Historical cats.

Monday, June 26, 2017

Folks, It may be the lingering serenity of a great trip to France, but there seems to have been an abundance of good, or at least cautiously encouraging, news over the past two weeks.  First, some impressions of our delightful, but all too limited, French experience. France is not a small country.  It’s about the size of Texas.  But it doesn’t seem to suffer from the American affliction of bigness.  The roads are small, except for…

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I was in Paris (for 3 hours), so I’m writing about Paris. Great Scott! Please help the environment! The messy business of climate change. Hope for John’s Island mobility. Crab Bank on life support. Ten rivers that pollute the ocean. Eat for GrowFood!

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Folks, I received a lot of compliments on last week’s email condemning America’s withdrawal from the Paris climate accord.  But my comments also spawned more complaints than usual.  I’ll boil them down to three points:  1) I should have reported that, unlike Syria, Nicaragua refused to sign the accord because it failed to include binding emission reduction targets. (Actually, I don’t know why Syria didn’t sign.  It could be that the country has its unclean…

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P&C: Appeals court hears argument on cruise ships in Charleston

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Appeals court hears argument on cruise ships in Charleston By Abigail Darlington adarlington@postandcourier.com Feb 15, 2017 

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P&C: Columnist Brian Hicks weighs in on the plastic ban ban

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Hicks column: Who decides whether you get paper or plastic? By Brian Hicks bhicks@postandcourier.com Feb 4, 2017

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Statehouse Report on plastic bag bill

Friday, February 3, 2017

BRIEFS: From plastic bags to education policy and Fritz Hollings Statehouse Report· 02/03/2017 9:27 am· Plastic bag bill is more about limiting home rule, greenies say Staff reports  |  Who knew there was a “plastic bag lobby?”  But there apparently is, according to environmental activists who are trying to thwart an effort to limit local governments’ abilities to make…

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The State: Senators urged to stop plastic-bag bill

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Senators urged to stop plastic-bag bill

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P&C: ‘This is groundbreaking’: Cruise ships could anchor near Mount Pleasant as Charleston hits limit on visits

Friday, January 13, 2017

‘This is groundbreaking’: Cruise ships could anchor near Mount Pleasant as Charleston hits limit on visits By David Slade dslade@postandcourier.com Jan 13, 2017

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No do-over on bike lane

Sunday, August 21, 2016

From the Post & Courier editorial board: No do-over on bike lane   Aug 21 2016  Three bicyclists make their way over the Ashley River Bridge during…

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SPA poll raises even more questions

Thursday, August 18, 2016

From the Post & Courier editorial board: SPA poll raises even more questions Six months ago, the State Ports Authority board learned that the number of cargo shipments had dropped. In response, board members discussed looking for unnecessary or ill-advised expenses to outside contractors for legal, political lobbying and public relations work. Now the SPA is paying $35,000 to one of those contractors to conduct a statewide poll of residents for reasons that are at…

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