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CARTA in Summerville

Go Green reader ‘pluffmud’ passed along the following information regarding a public hearing on CARTA‘s proposed Summerville Express Route: Dorchester County will host a public hearing prior to their September 2007 County Council meeting for CARTA to receive public input regarding interest and support for a Summerville Express Route. Monday September 17, 6-7 p.m. Dorchester […]


Ahh, serendipity. I was about to blog about how the Mt. Pleasant Stormwater Utility Program just sent around a newsletter with their annual bill (Check out the previous years). It’s a fine little doc, and has important info about keeping pollutants out of the storm drains, yadda yadda yadda. Then today I read in the […]


One of the primary goals of this site is to educate readers on the little things they can do to lead a greener life. But despite our efforts, we still need elected officials to tackle larger issues like mass transit, renewable energy, and vehicle emissions. So let’s say you have the ear of your local […]


Just wanted to check in and mention the results of the Summerville Town Council elections that took place on Tuesday. It was a pretty dismal turnout overall with only 10.8 percent of eligible voters casting a vote. Amazingly, even with the overall low turnout, District 4 set a new record for voters casting a ballot […]


If you’re a Summerville resident, like me, who’s concerned about where you live and the environmental impact of uncontrolled development, vote for change during the upcoming elections scheduled for May 8th. Currently, the Summerville town council majority vote is controlled by a group of very comfortable incumbents who some might describe as self-serving. If you […]


Mayor Joe Riley says they’re going to do it, and that’s a start. As reported by the Post and Courier, Mayor Riley has renewed this mission by naming the Charleston Green Committee. This is great news, and reflects Mayor Riley’s commitment to follow the U.S. Mayors Climate Protection Agreement which he signed in 2005. Here […]










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