Monday, June 26, 2017
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…
Thursday, June 15, 2017
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…
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Appeals court hears argument on cruise ships in Charleston
By Abigail Darlington email@example.com
Feb 15, 2017
Saturday, February 4, 2017
Hicks column: Who decides whether you get paper or plastic?
By Brian Hicks firstname.lastname@example.org
Feb 4, 2017
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…
Friday, January 13, 2017
‘This is groundbreaking’: Cruise ships could anchor near Mount Pleasant as Charleston hits limit on visits
By David Slade email@example.com
Jan 13, 2017
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…
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…
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
From Live 5 News’ Liza Lucas: Folly Beach passes first reading of plastic bag ban
FOLLY BEACH, SC (WCSC) –
Folly Beach City Council passed the first reading of a new ordinance which would eliminate single-use plastic bags within city limits.
Council passed the ordinance unanimously Tuesday night.
According to the proposed ordinance, the regulation would “regulate the use of plastic carryout bags and promote the use of reusable bags and recyclable paper carryout bags…and to prohibit the…