Local News Coverage

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The State Newspaper: Saluda River Warnings Not Enough, Groups Say (October 3, 2009)
The State Newspaper: Rivers' Pollution Warnings Lifted (November 17, 2009)
The State Newspaper: No Sanctions Planned in Release of Lake Water (November 18, 2009)
The State Newspaper: Utility Fined for Sewage Spill in Saluda River (February 11, 2010)
The State Newspaper: Sewer Spills into River Near Riverbanks Zoo (September 13, 2011): 
The State Newspaper: Zoo Might Add Another Fence (December 2, 2011): http://www.thestate.com/2011/12/02/2065982/zoo-might-add-another-fence.html
WACH Fox:  Residents clean up Rocky Branch Creek (March 14, 2012)
The Free Times: 2012 Green Issue: 11 Treasures Worth Protecting (April 17, 2012)
The State Newspaper: Columbia Starts Cutting Down Small Trees in Canal (May 5, 2012)
The State Newspaper: City should rethink Riverfront Park plan (May 9, 2012)
The State Newspaper: Barge could pose risk to Broad River users and wildlife (May 23, 2012)  http://www.thestate.com/2012/05/23/2286499/barge-could-pose-risk-to-broad.html
South Carolina Radio Network: Stranded barge worries conservationist (May 29, 2012)
The State Newspaper: Pool construction adds to pollution woes on Rocky Branch (July 17, 2012)  http://www.thestate.com/2012/07/17/2357504/pool-construction-adds-to-pollution.html
WACH FOX:  Are you picking up what your pet is putting down? (July 19, 2012) http://www.midlandsconnect.com/news/story.aspx?id=778043
The State Newspaper: Public Hearings Urged on VC Summer Water Discharges (August 29, 2012)
The State Newspaper: Richland County's Local Sales Tax (October 7, 2012)
The State Newspaper: Clean Water Act at 40: under attack, but still needed (October 19, 2012) http://www.thestate.com/2012/10/19/2485929/clean-water-act-at-40-under-attack.html#.UJKQ1YXVmKx
The Free Times: State Stops Reporting Sewage Spills Online (March 6, 2013)
The Free Times: The River: History-Future-User's Guide (March 27, 2013)
The Free Times: Festival Celebrates Spring on Columbia's Rivers (April 10, 2013)
The Free Times: Milky-White Substance Traced to Arena (April 17, 2013)
WLTX: Congaree Riverkeeper's Dirty Half-Dozen (May 2, 2013)
The Free Times: Is there Enough Water in This River? (May 8, 2013)
The State: Truck Spills Fluid into North Columbia Storm Drain (June 12, 2013)