Piedmont Natural Gas Foundation Announces Opening 2012 Environmental Stewardship and Energy Sustainability Grant Cycle

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 17, 2012 — The Piedmont Natural Gas Foundation is currently accepting applications from eligible 501(c) (3) nonprofit organizations, governmental and educational institutions for its 2012 Environmental Stewardship and Energy Sustainability Competitive Grant Program.

The Piedmont Natural Gas Foundation added this specific grant to its overall giving program in 2010, and has since

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Groups sue to halt cruise ship terminal in South Carolina

CHARLESTON, South Carolina, July 3, 2012 (Reuters) – A coalition of environmental and preservation groups filed a lawsuit against federal authorities on Monday seeking to block construction of a $35 million cruise ship terminal near Charleston, South Carolina’s nationally recognized historic district.

The groups argue that cruise ships bring soot, water pollution, noise and increased

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Ocean pollution report misleading, city says

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Experts are taking a look at how clean the beach water is in Horry County after one agency released a report showing the level of bacteria lurking below.

The Natural Resources Defense Council released its annual report Wednesday on water quality, and some surprising facts were released about the amount

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