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Statement on Today’s House Vote on H. 3529

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

PRESS STATEMENT Emily Cedzo – (843) 725-1290 – Caitie Forde-Smith – (252) 714-4790 – For Immediate Release February 7, 2018 CHARLESTON, SC – In response to today’s vote in the S.C. House of Representatives (73-41) to pass House Bill 3529, a bill that would prevent local municipalities from addressing plastic pollution and considering bag bans, Coastal Conservation League Land, Water and Wildlife Program Director Emily Cedzo issued the following statement: Today’s vote is a rejection…

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Conservation Groups Challenge Attack on Clean Water in Federal Court

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Press Release from American Rivers, Charleston Waterkeeper, Chattahoochee Riverkeeper, Clean Water Action, Coastal Conservation League, Defenders of Wildlife, Friends of the Rappahannock, North Carolina Coastal Federation, North Carolina Wildlife Federation and the Southern Environmental Law Center For Release: February 6, 2018 Contacts: Southern Environmental Law Center, Kathleen Sullivan, 919-945-7106, Representing: American Rivers, Amy Kober, 503-708-1145, Chattahoochee Riverkeeper, Kevin Jeselnik, 404-352-9828, Coastal Conservation League, Caitie Forde-Smith, 252-714-4790, Clean Water Action, Michael Kelly, 202-895-0420×103, Defenders of…

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Community groups ask S.C. Supreme Court to review, and reverse, decision on cruise ship terminal

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COASTAL CONSERVATION LEAGUE January 30, 2018 Contact: Jason Crowley – – (843) 723-7933 Caitie Forde-Smith – – (252) 714-4790 Community Groups ask Supreme Court to Preserve Rights to Challenge Government Approval of Polluters on Behalf of Affected Citizens CHARLESTON, SC – On Monday, January 29, the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) asked the South…


Rollin’ On

Friday, March 17, 2017

In a recent interview with Quintin Washington, Air, Water and Public Health Program Director Katie Zimmerman reflects on her new role as Executive Director of Charleston Moves and the future of alternative transportation in Charleston. Katie will leave us shortly to begin work at the local nonprofit, which aims to improve accessibility and protections for cyclists and pedestrians. We will miss her, but look forward to working alongside Katie to make Charleston a safer, better place…

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