Skip to content
News Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Oct. 2, 2012

Blue Ribbon Committee on Shoreline Management meeting set

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina’s Blue Ribbon Committee on Shoreline Management will meet on Thursday, Oct. 4, at 9:00 a.m. at the Department of Health and Environmental Control in Charleston.

The meeting agenda includes continued committee discussion regarding beach renourishment and groin structures. The committee has set aside a 15-minute public comment period to begin at 9:15 a.m.

Appointed by the DHEC Board in October 2010, the Blue Ribbon Committee on Shoreline Management comprises 6 members who represent a broad range of stakeholder interests. The committee will consider the findings of the DHEC Shoreline Change Advisory Committee and develop specific regulatory recommendations to enhance the efficient management of coastal resources, improve coastal planning, and prepare South Carolina for emerging challenges and economic opportunities for the state’s beaches and estuarine shorelines.

More information on the committee is available on DHEC’s website at:
http://www.scdhec.gov/environment/ocrm/blue_ribbon.htm.

###

Note to reporters and editors: Physical address for meeting location is Department of Health and Environmental Control, 3rd Floor Conference Room, 1362 McMillan Ave., Charleston, SC 29405

For more information:
Jim Beasley – (803) 898-7769
Email – beaslejc@dhec.sc.gov