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As new EPA rule redefines protected waterways, some fear Lowcountry impact

Rollback of federal waterways protections poses risk in SC (mention and photo)

James Island residents ask for federal help after concerns over James Island Creek (mention)

Municipalities agree to work together to improve water quality at James Island Creek

Editorial: Cooperation’s great, but SC needs nurdle law to protect coast, marine life

Study shows high levels of chemicals in Charleston’s drinking water; officials disagree


Editorial: This needs to be the last chance for Hollywood’s sewer


SC plastic pellet mover faces federal lawsuit over Charleston-area beach spills


Conservation groups mount legal challenge to federal water action


Is your favorite Lowcountry waterway a safe place to swim


Editorial: SC Ports Authority needs to stop courting polluters

Environmental challenges reemerge for Charleston development once hailed as green


New “nurdle” spill discovered on Sullivan’s Island

Mystery foam plastic beads wash up on Sullivan’s Island beach

Editorial: Preserve Charleston Harbor’s environment

High bacteria levels found in Lowcountry waterways

A new plastic wave is coming to our shores

Gadsden Creek becomes a flashpoint in Charleston discussion on environmental justice

Local efforts aim to protect Charleston’s waterways

Charleston nurdle exporter says it was targeted by environmental groups


Activist groups push back on Long Savannah project citing wetland development

SC environmental groups say pellet exporter is shirking it’s responsibility for pollution

3,100 gallons of diesel fuel leak from broker line at Charleston wastewater plant

Fuel Cleanup at Charleston Water System plan continues; ratepayer won’t bear cost

Fuel spill clean up nearly complete, likely caused by lightning officials say


Flooding intensifies Charleston region’s racial and wealth inequities (with quote from Board Member Omar Muhammad)

Filthy floods cover Charleston area with poop bacteria, viruses and other dangers (with quote from Board Member Dr. Vijay Vulava)

Lowcountry environmental groups team up to demand new septic tank revisions


Company accused of polluting ocean with plastic has an ally: SC Ports

Judge denied motion to dismiss, new documents unveiled in 2019 plastic pellet spill

Rising Waters: Charleston’s floodwaters carry dangerous levels of bacteria, even when it’s sunny


SC Ports fights against lawsuit discovery in case about plastic pellet spill

Mount Pleasant working to improve Shem Creek water quality

Mount Pleasant Town Council to discuss Shem Creek water quality on Monday


SCDNR, Charleston Waterkeeper work together to collect and reuse oyster shells

Plastic chokes hundreds of marine animals, including SC sea turtles, according to report


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