Environment

June 08, 2019 - 5:00 am
Do you know someone who goes above and beyond in the community to advocate for a better environment and a healthier community? Nominations are now being accepted for Community Star awards that spotlight South Carolina’s advocates for a better world in those categories.. It's through the SC...
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In this Feb. 7, 2019 photo, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., talks with reporters during her weekly news conference, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Republicans have vilified Nancy Pelosi for years as a San Francisco liberal and now seek to portray her as a captive of resurgent left wingers in her Democratic Party. But in her early moves so far as House speaker, Pelosi is displaying her pragmatic streak. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Patrick Gentry
February 07, 2019 - 11:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on congressional Democrats and proposals to address climate change (all times local): 11:50 a.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she welcomes "the enthusiasm" of backers of a Green New Deal, but she stopped short of supporting it. She spoke Thursday, shortly before...
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A firefighter battles a fire along the Ronald Reagan Freeway, aka state Highway 118, in Simi Valley, Calif., Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
Patrick Gentry
November 13, 2018 - 1:15 pm
MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Southern California's huge wildfire roared to life again Tuesday in a mountain wilderness area even as many neighborhoods were reopened to thousands of residents who fled its advance last week. A massive plume rose suddenly at midmorning in the Santa Monica Mountains near the...
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South Carolina Radio Network
July 17, 2018 - 11:19 am
JULY 17, 2018 BY BILL DUBENSKY (South Carolina Radio Network) Citing the potential harm to the ocean and environment, cities and national restaurant chains this summer have announced plans to eliminate plastic straws. University of South Carolina professor Joe Jones told South Carolina Radio...
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Patrick Gentry
February 07, 2018 - 2:39 pm
South Carolina House lawmakers have advanced a bill barring local restrictions on plastic bags and one-time use containers.
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Lauren Hoffman
January 03, 2018 - 10:14 am
Chocolate is apparently on track to become extinct by the year 2050. Yes, chocolate. Business Insider reports that over half of the world's chocolate comes from Cacao plants in just two countries in West Africa. The plant can only continue to grow in "rainforested land" 20 degrees north and south...
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