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8:32 am on Tuesday June 3, 2014

SC asked to cut carbon emissions more than half

One of South Carolina's major utilities is warning a federal proposal that the state cuts its power plant carbon dioxide emissions by more than half by 2030 will increase the cost of power and drive away industry...
3:04 am on Saturday May 21, 2011

Fresh, local produce from the building next door: Clemson to do vertical farming study in Charleston

Image by Chris Jacobs, Gordon Graff, SOA ARCHITECTES Renderings of what vertical farms could look like.In a lofty vision of untapped futures perhaps only in-line with Charleston's monorail system, Clemson University’s Institute of Applied Ecology...
3:47 pm on Wednesday March 2, 2011

Renovation, repair and paint projects require EPA certified training

The United States Environmental Protection Agency issued a Renovation, Repair and Paint (RRP) rule in 2008 requiring the use of  lead-safe practices and other actions aimed at preventing lead poisoning. Under the rule, beginning April 22, 2010,...
6:46 am on Wednesday July 30, 2008

Charleston gets pollution-reduction grant from EPA

On Tuesday, $236,498 was awarded to Charleston County by the EPA to reduce pollution from: "on-road diesel emissions through anti-idling, retrofits and the use of alternative fuel vehicles; controlling open burning; encouraging proper disposal of...