Taxonomy Archives: South Carolina

October 13, 2021

Divided federal regulators allow new energy market to go into effect

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today a divided Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) failed to reach a consensus on a proposal by Southern utilities to create a new energy trading platform, resulting in the...

May 19, 2021

Strong solar deal sealed in South Carolina

May 7, 2021

SELC statement on bill to ban offshore drilling in the Atlantic

WASHINGTON — New Jersey Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. (D-06) today announced his intention to file a bill to permanently protect the Atlantic Ocean from offshore drilling. In response, the Southern Environme...

May 4, 2021

Federal Regulators Delay Decision and Request More Information on Utilities’ Proposal for New Energy Market

WASHINGTON — Today the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission requested more information before ruling on a proposal by Southeastern utilities to alter the existing wholesale energy market, citing quest...

April 29, 2021

South Carolina solar customers get a boost

April 28, 2021

SC regulatory board rules in favor of utility customers

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Electric utility customers will continue to have choices for investing in solar to achieve energy freedom after a pair of rulings today from the state’s Public Service Commission.

April 22, 2021

New Season of Broken Ground Podcast Focuses on Women in the South Fighting for Environmental Justice

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — In celebration of Earth Day, the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC)  launched its latest season of Broken Ground, talking with women in the South who are on the frontlines...

March 18, 2021

Landmark Environmental Justice Bill Introduced in Congress

WASHINGTON — Today the most far-reaching Congressional bill to advance environmental justice was introduced, during a time of increasing political commitment to address how communities of color and pe...

March 9, 2021

Conservation organizations file motion to suspend horseshoe crab harvest

March 5, 2021

SELC joins legal effort to block horseshoe crab harvest

CAPE ROMAIN, S.C. — Today, conservation groups asked a federal district court judge to halt a planned blood harvest of thousands of horseshoe crabs in Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge, arguing the...