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4:44 am on Friday February 13, 2009

Here's what's next for the proposed coal plant near Florence

After the state's DHEC issued a permit OK'ing a $2.2 billion coal power plant near Florence, The State has done a piece that also talks about what's next for the plant. Read more stories on this subject in our coal topic page.In short, the plant is...
10:30 am on Thursday February 12, 2009

DHEC refusing to block path for new coal plant

Despite yesterday's posturing (one, two) about why we should scrap a proposed coal plant near Florence, the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control has said it's obliged to not block the power plant's path as long as it's following the...
10:50 am on Wednesday February 11, 2009

State agencies fighting over proposed coal plant

Image by Flickr user davipt Image by 20090211-coal.jpg Update February 11, 3:15 p.m.: Governor Mark Sanford has officially announced he's against the proposed coal plant and says we should pursue nuclear options. Go read about it. First reporting:...
3:50 am on Sunday January 18, 2009

Proposed Pee Dee coal plant sees growing opposition

Read more stories on this subject in our coal topic page.The head of the National Wildlife Federation has joined the Sierra Club, Physicians for Social Responsibility, and the head of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies in saying: "Hey,...
1:35 pm on Thursday July 10, 2008

Proposed S.C. power plant seeking new permit

Image by Santee CooperImage by 20080610powerplant.jpg The proposed Pee Dee power plant has received much criticism as too great a risk to the environment. Santee Cooper has countered that it's a totally modern clean-as-can-be facility. A permitting...