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Hilton Head Brewing Company Debuts in Cans with Certified High-Recycled Content Novelis evercan™

Brews now available on store shelves, using light weight, sustainable packaging

Novelis, the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, and Hilton Head Brewing Company announced the launch of Hilton Head Brewing Company beer in aluminum cans, made from Novelis evercan– the world's first and only certified high-recycled content aluminum can sheet.

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Fresh Water Systems Expands Promotion of UV Systems for Water Safety

Ultraviolet Treatment Addresses Water Contamination Concerns

Fresh Water Systems, Inc. (FWS), one of the largest independent providers of water filtration systems in the US, has launched multiple initiatives designed to increase awareness about the effectiveness and efficiency of treating household water with ultraviolet, or UV, disinfection.

These initiatives include a series of original informational videos about UV made in conjunction with Viqua, a leading manufacturer of UV systems for whom FWS is a major distributor. Another part of the promotion is a UV facts quiz with valuable gift cards as prizes.

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Resolutions against offshore oil drilling headed for vote

Resolutions against offshore oil drilling headed for vote

The federal government is proposing opening waters off the coast of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia to oil rigs like the one above in the Gulf of Mexico. Tonight Beaufort, SC will be the latest city to consider a resolution against the proposal. 

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Solar agreement marks key milestone for South Carolina customers

50 times more solar expected in company's S.C. service area

Solar energy use among South Carolina customers will increase significantly as a result of an agreement filed with the Public Service Commission of South Carolina.

The agreement enhances Duke Energy's Distributed Energy Resource programs, which were filed with the S.C. Public Service Commission in February. The proposed programs are designed to grow solar capacity in Duke Energy's South Carolina service area from about 2 megawatts to about 110 megawatts.

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South Carolina Attorney General Releases Opinion on Palmetto Pipeline

 

Attorney General Alan Wilson issued an opinion last week concerning the legality of Kinder Morgan’s use of eminent domain to build its controversial Palmetto Pipeline through the state of South Carolina. The 19-page paper was issued in response to Senator Tom Young (R) of Aiken and Representative Bill Hixon (R) of North Augusta. The legislators requested clarification on the matter after many constituents expressed concern about their property rights. 

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