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S.C. Supreme Court sides with citizens in annexation dispute

The South Carolina Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that citizens have the ability to challenge a town’s annexation “when an annexing body arguably...

Agreement protects Flint River tributaries from textile pollution

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Petroleum industry report inflates benefits of offshore drilling

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Georgia Power confirms coal ash ponds fail to meet federal restrictions

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Tennessee Wilderness Act will protect 20,000 acres of Cherokee National Forest

There was a present for Tennessee in the Farm Bill that recently passed Congress: The Tennessee Wilderness Act was included in the omnibus legisl...

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