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Meeting Announcement (August 28) PDF Print E-mail
Groups

The Foothills group of the South Carolina Sierra Club and other organizations are sponsoring a pair of special events next Thursday evening near Clemson


THE DATE & LOCATION:

Thursday, August 28, 2014 at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Patrick Square, just off Hwy. 123 east of Clemson - the Institute's building (facing Issaqueena Trail) at 100 Thomas Green Blvd. (578 Issaqueena Trail).

Read more: Meeting Announcement (August 28)
 
A message from our chapter chair PDF Print E-mail
News

Click here to read a message from our chapter chair, Susan Corbett.

 
Ceremonial Bill Signing PDF Print E-mail
Renewable Energy

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On Wednesday, August 6, 2014, Governor Nikki Haley joined solar champion, Senator Greg Gregory (R-Lancaster), in the ceremonial bill signing of S.1189, the solar energy bill.  The South Carolina Sierra Club supported this important legislation in 2014, which incorporates distributed energy resource programs, net metering and third-party solar leasing in our state.  Here Sierra Club lobbyist, Benton Wislinski and Sierra Club solar organizer, Samantha Siegel, join Governor Nikki Haley in celebration of the bill's passage.

 
Time to Chem Clean PDF Print E-mail
Nuclear Energy

Court urges Chem-Nuclear safety

Last updated Friday, Aug 1, 2014 8:07 AM
COLUMBIA -- The South Carolina Court of Appeals is ordering Chem-Nuclear to better protect the groundwater from contamination at Barnwell County’s low-level radioactive waste disposal site.

Under the order, the site operator and the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control have 90 days to turn in a plan to reach compliance.

The Sierra Club, represented by the South Carolina Environmental Law Project, had not asked for Chem-Nuclear’s license to be revoked, but rather that it improve waste-handling procedures at the 235-acre site near the town of Snelling.

Read more: Time to Chem Clean
 
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