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COMMENTARY: Rights of SC people, natural spaces must come before rights of utilities

Tuesday, April 2, 2024

By Faith Rivers James Originally published in the Post & Courier   Ten years ago, the oil industry and federal government attempted to open the door to oil drilling in the ocean near our beaches. The Coastal Conservation League, along with many partners, fought that effort, and there is now a bipartisan, community-wide consensus that oil drilling on our coast should not — and will not — be allowed. Gasoline usage in the United States has declined…


Commentary: Wildfires in Maui can serve as a warning for SC

Tuesday, September 5, 2023

This commentary was originally published in the Post and Courier. By Trapper Fowler The recent wildfires in Maui were devastating to learn about and, just like all wildfires in recent history, devastating to watch happen, even from far away. In Maui, people had only seconds to leave their homes, and some even had to run into the ocean to escape the flames. This is horrific, and my…

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