February 16, 2013

Editorial | Worthy Plans for Beach Protection

The report on managing our state’s beaches released this week after two years of study by S.C. leaders is a mixed bag for beach lovers. As you might expect after prolonged negotiations between competing conservation and development interests, it ended up a fairly flaccid, middle of the road report, with no radical recommendations for state lawmakers. As state Rep. Tracy Edge, a member of the committee that put together the document, told us recently, “the report is kind of milquetoast.”

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