South Carolina Environmental Coalition

Records, 1971- 1982

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Background

This lobbying organization formed in 1973 to promote the consideration of environmental factors in governmental decision-making. The SCEC had nineteen member organizations and 400 individual members.

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Scope and Content

The records consist of office files of the SCEC contained in three series: Administrative, Topical, and Location files.

Administrative files consist of bylaws, minutes, financial information, newsletters, papers, 1971-1973, of the Environmental Coalition of Columbia, the predecessor organization to the SCEC, and information on projects sponsored by the SCEC, usually designed to stimulate public participation and involvement in environmental planning.

Topical Files contain correspondence and reference material on topics including air and water quality, the exportation of coal and port development, Energy, Forestry, Hazardous Waste, and the S.C. Coastal Council.

Location files contain correspondence and reference materiel' on specific locations such as Congaree Swamp, the Richard B. Russell dam and others. For additional information see folder list below.

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Container List

............................................Box 1
Administrative files:
   Annual Meeting, 1973-1981 [minutes, notices, agendas]
   Biographical Information on Officers
   Board of Directors, 1973-1982 [minutes, notices, agendas]
   Bylaws
   Charter
   Comments, 1976, 1979 & n.d. [recommendations on various plans and policies       
   Environmental Coalition of Columbia, 1971-1973, 2 folders
   Executive Committee, 1973-1980 [minutes]
   Finances, 1973- 1982
   Membership Lists
   Newsletter, 1974- 1982
   Papers, 1972-1982 [correspondence, memoranda & miscellany]
   Projects:
       208 [Water Quality Planning] Grant, 1977-1978 [re Clean Water
       Days, seminars to educate the public and encourage their
       involvement in the implementation of water quality management
       programs]
         General
         Background Information
         Clean Water Day, Aiken
         Clean Water Day, Beaufort
         Clean Water Day, Florence
         Clean Water Day, Greenville
         Clean Water Day, Greenwood
         Clean Water Day, Myrtle Beach
         Clean Water Day, Rock Hill'
         Clean Water Day, Sumter
         Clean Water Day, Misc.
         201 Plans, various cities
       Local Environmental Issues Public Participation, 1978-1979, 2 folders
       Hazardous Waste Journal, 1979-1980

Topical Files:
   Air Quality and Pollution:
       General
       Acid Rain
       Ozone
       S.C. Air Quality Implementation Plan, 1972                                 
   Coal and Port Development, 1979:
       General
       S.C. Mining Council
       U. S. Congress
       Clippings, 2 folders
............................................Box 2
   Energy: 
       Alternatives 
       Hydropower 
       Nuclear:
          General
          Savannah River Plant
       Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 [PURPA]]
       Solar, 1979, 1982
       S.C. State Energy Conservation Plan, 1 vol., 1978
   Environmental Protection Agency
   Forestry [see also Topical Files: S.C. Dept. of Parks, Recreation & Tourism]
            [see also: Locations: Sumter National Forest & Francis Marion
                       National Forest]
       General
       Alternative Silviculture Management Techniques 
       Conventional Silviculture 
       Forest Service Timber Sales 
       Indigenous Timber Base' 
       National Forest Management Act 
       Roadless Area Review and Evaluation II [RARE II], 1978-1979 
   Hazardous Water: 
       General 
       Clippings 
       Legislation 
       Nuclear:
          General
          Nuclear Waste Interstate Compact, 1982
       Palmetto Recycling, Inc.
       S.C.A. Chemical Services
   Recycling:
       General
............................................Box 3   
 Deposit Legislation           
       Glass
   Solid Waste, 1978-1980 [see also Hazardous Waste]
   S.C. Coastal Council, 1977-1978 [a state agency created in 1977 
              concerned with the protection and development of 
              coastal resources via granting or denying permits 
              to alter wetlands, coastal waters, beaches and ocean 
              front sand dunes and the development of 
              a comprehensive management plan] 
       General 
       Jungle Shores 
       Public Hearings 
       Reports
       S.C. Dept. of Parks, Recreation & Tourism:
             General, 1978, 1982
             S.C. Recreation Participation and Preference Study, 1978-1980
       S.C. General Assembly, 1981
       S.C. Scenic Rivers Act
       Tidelands Legislation, 1972-1973, 2 folders
       Water:
             General
             Clean Water Act of 1977
             Columbia Metropolitan Water Quality Management Plan, 1977
             Groundwater, 2 folders
             S.C. Water Pollution Control Program
             Tidal Canals
             Wastewater, 2 folders
             Water Use Reporting Act. 1982
             Wetlands and Section 404

............................................Box 4
Locations:
       Beaufort County: 
             Colleton River 
             Harbor Island 
             Hilton Head Co. 
             St. Phillips Island 
             Upper New River Watershed 
             Misc.
       Charleston County: 
             Folly Beach 
             Folly Creek 
             Oak island 
             Wando and Cooper Rivers 
             Misc.
       Coastal Zone, 2 folders
       Colleton County, Hutchinson Island
       Congaree River/Swamp: 
             1975 
             1976 
             1978-1979 
             1980-1981 & n.d.
       Continental Chelf
       Francis Marion National Forest, 2 folders
       Georgetown County: 
             Georgetown Harbor, 3 folders 
             Murrells Inlet 
             Pawleys Island 
             Winyah Bay 
             Misc.
        Kershaw County, Spears Creek
        McCormick County, Little River
............................................Box 5                                
        Richland County, Union Camp, 2 folders
        Richard B. Russell Dam, 2 folders
        Santee Cooper
        Sumter National Forest
        Wando River
        Yadkin-Pee Dee River Basin

Misc.

Legal Size, Misc.

  

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