June 23, 2023


Mining Should Not Be Allowed Next to a Heritage Preserve

Friday, June 23, 2023

This week, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control approved a permit application to operate a mine on the border of Lewis Ocean Bay Heritage Preserve.   We are extremely concerned about this decision and the impacts it will have on the hydrology of Lewis Ocean Bay, as well as important habitat for Venus flytraps and salamanders that require specific moisture levels to survive.  This heritage preserve has a…

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