News | November 11, 2010

Corps of Engineers Agrees to Protect Wetland South of Myrtle Beach

In March 2009, SELC filed a lawsuit challenging the Army Corps of Engineers’ determination that a 31-acre wetland targeted for development near Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, is not covered by the Clean Water Act and can be destroyed without a federal permit. In the face of our legal challenge, the Corps reconsidered its decision and in November 2010 announced its determination that the wetland is federally protected after all.

Read the Press Release.