Cruise Ships in Charleston

The South Carolina State Ports Authority is expanding the passenger cruise ship business in Charleston. Cruise ships are like floating cities and generate significant water and air pollution, as well as increased traffic congestion. Charleston should insist on strict standards for this industry, as other cities and states around the country have done.

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  • April 8th: Riverland Drive Corridor Management Plan--Public Meeting

    The first public meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 8th from 5:30-7:00 pm. The meeting will be held at James Island Town Hall, located at 1238-B Camp Road.

  • "Deveaux" Book Release!

    This book is a reflection on the life of a South Carolina sea bird rookery, known as Deveaux Bank, at the North Edisto River. In his book, Dana Beach chronicles the annual cycle of reproduction and renewal on this ephemeral sand bar, and the work of the scientists and conservationists who labor to understand and protect it. The book’s stories and images provide a compelling call to action to save Deveaux and sites like it–wellsprings of the Lowcountry’s natural beauty and diversity.

  • Councilman Joe Qualey and the future of James Island: Wednesday, March 5 at 6:30 pm

    Wednesday, March 5th at 6:30 pm: Charleston County Council member Joe Qualey will host a public meeting on future James Island development and transportation, with leaders from the state, town, and city on hand to help answer questions. The public meeting will take place at James Island Town Hall (1238-B Camp Road).

  • Monday, March 24th: Aldo Leopold-A Standard of Change

    We hope you will join CCL and CofC for an exciting performance to kick-off the 2014 CCL/CofC Philosophy Lecture Series on the evening of Monday, March 24th at 6:30pm in Physician’s Auditorium on the College of Charleston Campus. This event is free and open to the public.

    Aldo Leopold- [...]

  • Wednesday, March 12th- "Journey of the Universe"

    CCL, the Sophia Institute, and College of Charleston welcome Mary Evelyn Tucker to Charleston for a special viewing of the Emmy award-winning documentary: “Journey of the Universe”.  This documentary is an Epic Story of Cosmic, Earth, and Human Transformation.  Journey Film, Book, & Conversations/Educational Series are a collaboration of [...]

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