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Op-ed | What happens after the airguns hit the water

Regarding Grand Strand elected official’s “wait and see” approach to offshore fossil fuel development: Despite Councilman Mark Lazarus’ opinion that scientific evidence of seismic survey harm to fish is “just science,” there is a preponderance of evidence that seismic surveys compromise marine mammal and invertebrate survival success as well.

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Horry Council right on Coast RTA actions

Improving Coast RTA, the region’s public transit system, should be the goal of the Horry County Council. Doing so will require setting aside frustrations and helping ensure that the new Coast CEO is the best person for the job.

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On the Internet, Nobody Knows You're a Fraud

There's been some tense back-and-forth over the Canadian mother who said she had stopped opposing vaccinations after all seven of her kids came down with whooping cough. Some say we should loudly thank Tara Hills for publicly disowning her anti-vax campaign. Others -- me, for instance -- are feeling less grateful.

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The Gulf, Still at Risk

While much of the oil from the BP spill has evaporated, been consumed by bacteria or widely dispersed, its poisons linger in marshes and wetlands, deep-sea corals are visibly damaged, and scientists have estimated that millions of gallons settled in roughly 1,200 square miles of the ocean floor.

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