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2022 Press Roundup


Applications open for Charleston water quality projects after nurdle spill settlement

8 big ways you can help our waters

Different types of plastic pellets found in Charleston waterways

Of McMaster and marshes: Inside the $500K proposal to bleed protected SC horseshoe crabs

Public comments on I-526 extension show project is still controversial


Charleston Water System to spend between $75M to $100M on upgrades to accommodate rising population

Charleston Waterkeeper ‘disappointed’ nurdle bill hasn’t passed House committee

‘Nurdle bill’ needs to pass, Charleston Waterkeeper says


Awendaw leaders postpone vote on controversial proposed neighborhood


Awendaw approves controversial 204-home development near Cape Romain Wildlife Refuge

Cost to extend I-526 to James Island more than triples to $2.35 billion


Tuberculosis, other potential human pathogens in Charleston waterways, CofC study finds

Lowcountry task force continues work to rid Ellis Creek of harmful bacteria

Charleston Waterkeeper already seeing high numbers of bad bacteria at usual hotspots

Mount Pleasant change in annexation rules could aid those with failing septic systems


James Island Creek Water Task Force to discuss funding opportunities to improve water quality

Industrial chemicals in Charleston Harbor taint fish — and those who eat them


Charleston Waterkeeper deems 9 areas unsafe for swimming due to high bacteria levels

Toxic waste to be removed from USS Yorktown


Environmental groups file lawsuit over proposed Cainhoy Peninsula housing development

Lawsuit Seeks To Protect Cainhoy Wetlands, Limit Development

Groups sue to challenge development Cainhoy Peninsula

Conservation groups file lawsuit over permit for proposed Cainhoy development


Heavy rain leads to sewer overflows in West Ashley, Charleston Water System says

Oil spills in ocean, on surfers at Folly Beach

Oil spill reported near Folly Beach Pier early Wednesday


Mt. Pleasant Waterworks planning to remove septic tanks from Shem Creek watershed

Safe? Bacterial levels generally high at these Charleston creeks, data show

Charleston Waterkeeper testing water quality after Ian

Shem Creek shrimpers help iconic trawler grounded on Myrtle Beach by Hurricane Ian


Charleston Waterkeeper shares 2022 water quality results

Local guides expand our understanding of Charleston history (featuring board member Tia Clark and mentioning Charleston Waterkeeper)


Leaking sewage a threat to SC coast; state agency isn’t doing its job, suit says

Editorial: State needs to assess cumulative impact of septic systems on the coast

Price tag for extending I-526 across Johns Island reduced slightly, to $2.2B

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