Environmental Controls

A Wedge in the Sand: Nature Intervenes in Construction Line Controversy

Hurricane Matthew moved the battle lines on Kiawah Island's controversial Captain Sam's Spit. More

South Carolina Builders Push to Reduce Stream Buffer Width

Builders argue a 100-foot buffer near waterways should be reduced to 50 feet More

Okeechobee Lake Discharge Threatens Florida Coastal Home Market

To protect levees, managers are dumping dirty lake water into Florida rivers and tidal waters. More

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Drain Pain: Furnace Condensate Proves Tricky to Manage

High-efficiency boilers, furnaces, and water heaters produce acidic water that can... More

$20-Billion BP Oil Spill Fine Will Fund Gulf Projects

Oil giant BP's settlement with the U.S. Government is final: twenty billion dollars. But how will the cash be spent? More

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