Capt. Sam’s Spit road gets court go-ahead; conservation groups plan to appeal, SC

Capt. Sam’s Spit road gets court go-ahead; conservation groups plan to appeal, SC

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Kiawah river, SC. Image source: Friends of Kiawah River

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A wall to protect a road to a controversial development on Capt. Sam’s Spit can be built, a state Administrative Law Court judge has ruled, despite an earlier state Supreme Court ruling that stopped the road along a piece of the disappearing natural coast…

Read Full Article, The Post and Courier

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)

Kiawah Developer Denied Permits for Capt. Sam’s Spit Sea Walls, SC, The Post and Courier (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…

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