News | July 16, 2009

Board Denies Proposed Relicensing of Duke Energy’s Dams on the Catawba-Wateree River

The S.C. Board of Health and Environmental Control denied Duke Energy LLC’s requested certification for decreased water flows into South Carolina from hydroelectric plants on the Catawba-Wateree River, overriding the previous proposed approval by the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control for the reasons raised by the Southern Environmental Law Center on behalf of the S.C. Coastal Conservation League and American Rivers.