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SC wetlands—prized for habitat and flood buffer—lose protection under Trump water rule


Charleston Waterkeeper testing for fecal bacteria in local waterways

Owens OPED: Eliminating pollution in the Town of Mount Pleasant

Plastic bag bans mean ’strung out war’ in SC Statehouse as new towns pass restrictions


Wunderley OPED: Charleston has an opportunity to lead on balancing growth, environment

Failing septic systems foul SC homes and waterways, but solutions are costly

James Island waterway fails almost all bacteria tests for 5 years


Charleston Waterkeeper calls on SC health officials to rate Shem Creek more polluted

Lowcountry group pushes for DHEC to give Shem Creek stricter fecal bacteria standards

DHEC starts process of stricter fecal bacteria standards in Shem Creek, other saltwaters


SC reviews cleanliness rules for Charleston Harbor’s Shem Creek

No simple solutions for Gadsden Creek

Sullivan’s Island beach is strewn with tiny plastic pellets, and cleanup isn’t likely

Environmental experts concerend after plastic pellets wash up on Sullivan’s Island


Over 7000 gallons of raw sewage spilled form treatment plant into James Island Creek

Investigation: Enforcement and regulation of raw sewage spills

State senator calls for action after 7200 gallons of sewage spills into James Island Creek

Microplastic spill in Charleston Harbor prompts calls for stricter enforcement


Plastic pellets still in Charleston waters months after beach spill, environmentalists say

Local groups suing company over plastic pellets in Charleston waterways

Charleston Waterkeeper keeps finding more plastic pellets in waterway

As plastic pellets wash up on SC beaches, state should do more to stop it, lawyers say


National database ranks Charleston second-worst for plastic pellet pollution

Commentary: Sullivan’s Island fighting different kind of plastic pollution

Charleston utility rescinds help for small SC town’s sewer that contaminated oyster beds

Editorial: Hollywood needs to make sewer deal