The Charleston Green Plan is dead. Long live the city's Green Plan.

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The mandates and grand visions of the failed Charleston Green Plan have been swept away.

The committee responsible for it has been replaced by a more mild group of representation and a focus on creating incentive-based change. 

The Charleston City Paper's Greg Hambrick has a good story about what's up. But, be forwarned, at 1,400 words this isn't your average Internet skimmer.

Read it here.

The Charleston Regional Business Journal also had a writeup a few weeks ago.

It's sad to see the boldness of the first plan be washed away, but there's a lot of logic to this new approach, especially given the change in the economic environment from when the first got under way.

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