Greenville County launches litter control program

Greenville County has launched a new litter control program designed to improve cleanliness along streets.

Upstate Forever appeals federal approval of natural gas pipeline

The environmental advocacy group has challenged a ruling by FERC approving a 55-mile natural gas pipeline that would run through Spartanburg County.

After 12 years, environmentalist and community educator Nancy Fitzer leaves Greenville’s Upstate Forever

For more than a decade, Nancy Fitzer has been the voice of Greenville’s Upstate Forever, one of South Carolina’s most influential environmental groups.

Upstate Forever protects more than 300 acres in Spartanburg County

A former tree farm in Pauline is now protected through a partnership between Upstate Forever and a Spartanburg County landowner.

Cultivate conference promotes sustainability to fend off food shortages

The conference aims to create a healthy local food system through sustainable growing methods.

Upstate Forever highlights environmental projects with annual awards

Greenville’s Upstate Forever recently honored the area’s most impressive environmental projects with its annual “ForeverGreen Awards” luncheon.

Could this indoor shrimp farm be the future of Greenville’s seafood supply?

Valeska Minkowski hopes to farm shrimp in Greenville and sell to local restaurants.

Proposed legislation aims to boost clean energy in South Carolina

The South Carolina Senate has passed a piece of legislation that aims to attract investments to the state’s solar industry.

Conestee dam could spell disaster for the Reedy River, owner says

Greenville’s Lake Conestee holds enough toxic sediment to fill the Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte. Now its 125-year-old dam is failing.

Environmental group to protest Keystone XL, Dakota Access pipelines outside SC State House

More than 100 people plan to gather outside the South Carolina State House this week to protest President Donald Trump’s renewed efforts to construct two controversial oil pipelines.

Trump’s EPA freeze raises questions about the future of S.C. environmental efforts

President Donald Trump’s decision to freeze the Environmental Protection Agency’s grants and contracts has Upstate environmental groups concerned about their future efforts.

Greenville lawmaker fights to keep SC Conservation Bank open

Two South Carolina lawmakers, including Greenville attorney and S.C. House Majority Leader Bruce Bannister, have partnered with a newly formed conservation group to save a state agency that protects land and natural resources.

Greenville Water reopens Table Rock Reservoir after months of testing

Almost two months after the Pinnacle Mountain fire threatened water quality, Greenville Water System has reopened its Table Rock Reservoir.

State plans controlled burns at Upstate parks to prevent wildfires

The South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism is planning controlled burns at several state parks in the Upstate.

Environmental groups sue Kinder Morgan over Belton pipeline spill

Two environmental groups, including Upstate Forever, have filed a federal lawsuit against Kinder Morgan over its gasoline spill in Anderson County.