Gulf emerges over plight of small businesses at EPW panel hearing

E&E News April 13, 2016 Gulf emerges over plight of small businesses at EPW panel hearing Sean Reilly, E&E reporter Are U.S. EPA regulations a burden or boon to small businesses? A panel of witnesses gave starkly contrasting answers to that question at a Senate Environment and Public Works subcommittee hearing yesterday, with one suggesting …

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Blue Tape Marks Climate Change Risks for Coastal Businesses

July 25, 2013 By John Tozzi | Bloomberg Businessweek Sandy Bridges, the owner of Palmetto Hammock in Charleston’s historic market district, is accustomed to flooding in her gift shop, so she keeps the floor clear of the hammocks, clothing, and tourist knick-knacks she sells. The 150-year-old building she occupies is two blocks from Charleston Harbor, …

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Free Social and Environmental Impact Assessment

Being profitable is an essential part of any successful business.  However, small business owners are also concerned about their local communities, employees and environment. The SC Small Business Chamber of Commerce is teaming up with B Lab to provide our members the B Impact Assessment, a free tool to assess, compare and improve the social and environmental …

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Duke Energy Carolinas reaches agreement on request to increase rates in South Carolina

July 23, 2013 GREENVILLE, S.C., July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Duke Energy Carolinas, a subsidiary of Duke Energy DUK -1.53% , has reached an agreement with the Office of Regulatory Staff (ORS), Wal-Mart, the S.C. Energy Users Committee and the S.C. Small Business Chamber of Commerce concerning the utility’s request to raise base …

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Business, environmental groups meet in Charleston, call for action on rising sea levels

July 16, 2013 By David Slade | Charleston Post and Courier With dire warnings about the impacts on the Charleston-area coast as sea levels continue to rise, environmental and business groups renewed their call for action to address climate change Tuesday at White Point Garden. “We have withstood hurricanes and invasions, but can we withstand …

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Small Business Owners Reject Corporate Tax Avoidance

Published on April 24, 2013 Accuracy.org Two national business policy groups released a poll showing small business owners strongly oppose corporate tax loopholes. More than four out of five small business owners (85%) oppose aterritorial tax system, which would permanently exempt offshore profits fromU.S. taxation. Frank Knapp is vice chairman of the American SustainableBusiness Council …

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