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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 17, 2011

Blue Ribbon Committee on Shoreline Management
May 24, 2011
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
S.C. Department of Natural Resources Board Room
Rembert C. Dennis Building
1000 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC

CHARLESTON – The state’s Blue Ribbon Committee on Shoreline Management will hold its third meeting on May 24, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. at the S.C. Department of Natural Resources Board Room in Columbia, the state Department of Health and Environmental Control announced today.

The Blue Ribbon Committee will receive a presentation and discuss existing goals, objectives and policies related to beachfront retreat. The committee has set aside a 15-minute public comment period beginning at 11:30 a.m.

Appointed by the S.C. Board of Health and Environmental Control in October 2010, the Blue Ribbon Committee on Shoreline Management’s 16 members represent a broad range of stakeholder interests. The committee members will consider the findings of DHEC’s Shoreline Change Advisory Committee and develop specific regulatory recommendations to enhance the management of coastal resources, improve coastal planning, and prepare the state for emerging challenges and economic opportunities for its beaches and estuarine shorelines.

Information is available online at: http://www.scdhec.gov/environment/ocrm/blue_ribbon.htm

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For more information:
Dan Burger – (843) 953-0251
Email – burgerdj@dhec.sc.gov
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