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.

Duke gives proposed substation property to enviro group

The Campobello land that Duke Energy once proposed building a substation is now permanently protected.

After Pinnacle Mountain fire, officials monitor county water supply

Greenville Water System has closed its Table Rock Reservoir for water quality testing.

Northwest Middle School receives grant for recycling, bird conservation efforts

Greenville County’s Northwest Middle School has been awarded $2,000 for environmental projects.

TreesGreenville, Duke Energy partner to give away 750 “Energy Saving Trees”

Trees Greenville has been awarded a $36,144 grant from Duke Energy to provide 750 free trees to Greenville neighborhoods through the Energy Saving Tree program, which is an Arbor Day Foundation program that helps residents conserve energy and reduce energy bills through strategic tree planting.

Former Furman president donates $500K to create more sustainability fellowships

Former Furman University President David E. Shi and his wife, Angela Halfacre Shi, have donated $500,000 to the university to create an endowed fund that will support student fellowships through the Shi Center for Sustainability.

Clemson opens world’s first solar-powered mobile health clinic

Clemson University’s Joseph F. Sullivan Center has opened the world’s first solar-powered, mobile health clinic for underserved Upstate communities and students.