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4:23 am on Friday June 29, 2012

South Carolina beach water quality in bottom half; Beaufort does much better

Flickr user wasabicube Storm water runoff from roads and sidewalks can be a huge offender in beach water quality. South Carolina beaches have been ranked at number 19 out of 30 states in the quality of their water. In an annual report, The Natural...
6:16 am on Thursday June 28, 2012

South Carolina beach water quality in bottom half; Charleston does better

Image by Flickr user wasabicube Storm water runoff from roads and sidewalks can be a huge offender in beach water quality.South Carolina beaches have been ranked at number 19 out of 30 states in the quality of its water. In an annual report, The...
5:55 am on Wednesday June 27, 2012

SC ranks 17th in beach water quality, Horry County among the worst

Flickr User: Jason Barnette Photography The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) has released its annual report on water quality and while Horry County beaches, specifically Springmaid Beach, Briarcliffe Acres Beach, and Myrtle Beach were the...
10:40 pm on Tuesday July 5, 2011

Report: South Carolina has 9th best coastal water quality in nation

Image by Flickr user Noelle And MikeThe most recent edition of the Natural Resources Defense Council's annual beach water quality report has South Carolina ranked as having the ninth best quality in the nation. Myrtle Beach earned the (controversial...
11:00 am on Monday October 19, 2009

Group fights to save one of the oldest living fish species

Image by Flickr user Picture Taker 2Image by 20091019-sturg.jpg The Natural Resources Defense Council has petitioned to add the Atlantic Sturgeon, an ancient fish that trolls Lowcountry waters, to the list of endangered species
4:17 am on Thursday July 30, 2009

More on South Carolina's poor water ranking

Image by Flickr user smudieImage by 20090730-oil.jpg A problem source: Most everything on our roads gets washed out to the marsh with the next rain.I should start by saying South Carolina has a poor water ranking only when compared to other East...
2:00 pm on Wednesday July 29, 2009

South Carolina's water quality ranking less than stellar

Image by Flickr user arianne...Image by 20090729-quality.jpg Update July 30: Check out the updated reporting. First reporting: According to the Natural Resources Defense Council, out of 30 oceanfront states, South Carolina ranked 19th best for...
12:28 pm on Tuesday July 29, 2008

Report not good for Sullivan's Island beach

According to a report by theNatural Resources Defense Council, the water quality at the beach on Sullivan's Island's ranks among the state's worst 10. Not only that, but the state itself didn't fare too well in the study, with the dubious...
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