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For Immediate Release
Jan. 14, 2013

Blue Ribbon Committee on Shoreline Management meeting set

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina’s Blue Ribbon Committee on Shoreline Management will meet on Wednesday, Jan. 16 at 9 a.m. at the Gressette Building in Columbia, S.C.

The meeting agenda includes committee discussion regarding the content and format of its final report. 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 members representing 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

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Note to reporters and editors: Physical address for meeting location is the Gressette Building, Room 406, 1101 Pendleton St., Columbia, SC 29201.

For more information:
Lindsey Evans - (803) 898-1127
Email – evansl2@dhec.sc.gov