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The Evil that Men Do Lives after Them; the Good Is oft Interred with Their Bones PDF Print E-mail
Oil

Reports have come in that the oil spill has now affected every state on the Gulf Coast (tar balls have turned up in Texas).  Don't tune out and don't let the sad and costly lessons from this incident be forgotten.

 
A Time to Act PDF Print E-mail

Click the "Read More" link to see the joint statement in advance of senate caucus meeting on clean energy and climate legistlation, signed by over fifty different organizations.

Read more: A Time to Act
 
Charleston's Angel Oak PDF Print E-mail
Water Quality

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The State newspaper reported that developers are looking to fill in an area of wetlands near the historic oak tree in Johns Island just south of Charleston.  The project is being carried out in order to build an apartment complex that will be about 1000 feet away from the tree and its surrounding park.

Read more: Charleston's Angel Oak
 
Gulf Oil Leak Update PDF Print E-mail
Oil

BP Disaster Commission Says Early End to Drilling Ban Unlikely

Panel Will Focus on Improving Safety

Washington, D.C. - The commission appointed by President Obama to investigate the BP disaster in the Gulf won't likely recommend lifting a ban on deepwater drilling, the New York Times reports. William K. Reilly, co-chair of the bipartisan panel, said lifting the moratorium would require fundamental changes to the industry and government oversight that would be difficult to achieve over the next six months.

Reilly went on to say that the panel would focus on improving safety for drilling operations, not reforming energy policy.

Read more: Gulf Oil Leak Update
 
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