Supreme Court Ruling Freezes Plans For Captain Sam’s Spit, SC

Kiawah Island, South Carolina. Photo source: ©© Billshowalter


The state Supreme Court has ruled in favor of environmentalists who oppose a developer’s plan for residential construction on Captain Sam’s Spit…

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Kiawah Developer Denied Permits for Capt. Sam’s Spit Sea Walls, SC; (12-10-2014)
The South Carolina’s Supreme Court has ruled against granting a permit for a sea wall and revetment on Capt. Sam’s Spit – the wildlife-rich, 150-acre spit that is a prized piece of disappearing natural coast…

Captain Sams Spit back in development headlines, Charlestone Currents (11-23-2015)
Captain Sams Spit is in the crosshairs of development again. The Spit is a 150-acre pristine sandy land mass at the southern end of Kiawah Island, relied upon by the piping plover, diamondback terrapin, bottlenose dolphin, and other rare and threatened species for nesting and feeding…

Battle over Captain Sam’s Spit grows as coastline shrinks, Charleston City Paper(11-19-2015)

Editorial: Due process needed in coastal development cases, The Island Packet (11-18-2015)