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SCANA’s shareholders rake in $1.17B from nuclear rate hikes since 2009

PRESS STATEMENT Date:       January 30, 2018 From:     South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce Subject:   SCANA’s shareholders rake in $1.17B from nuclear rate hikes since 2009 Contact: Frank Knapp, President/CEO, 803-252-5733 (w), 803-600-6874 (c), fknapp@scsbc.org Statement by Frank Knapp Jr., president and CEO of the South Carolina Small Business Chamber…

Zinke on offshore drilling flip: Florida’s ‘coastal currents’ are different

CNN January 23, 2018 Washington (CNN) Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke defended his surprise decision to exempt Florida waters from the Trump administration’s push for new offshore drilling, saying in an exclusive interview with CNN that the state’s coastline is unique. “The coastal currents are different, the layout of where the geology…

TESTIMONY OF THE HONORABLE TOM DAVIS, STATE SENATOR OF SOUTH CAROLINA,U.S. HOUSE COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES’ SUBCOMMITTEE ON ENERGY & MINERAL RESOURCES, 1-19-18

Good morning, Chairman Gosar, Ranking Member Lowenthal, and honorable committee members. My name is Tom Davis, and I am a Republican state senator from Beaufort, South Carolina. I greatly appreciate the opportunity to testify before you today about the importance of protecting the Atlantic Coast from offshore drilling and seismic…

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster tells Trump administration offshore drilling could wreak havoc on coast’s ‘unspoiled beauty’

Charleston Post and Courier January 18, 2018 By Seanna Adcox COLUMBIA — South Carolina can’t afford the potential risks of offshore drilling for oil and gas, Gov. Henry McMaster wrote in a letter to the Trump administration that seeks an exemption like one already given to Florida. “Simply put: our coastline…