South Carolina beach-building line still in legislative snarls

POST AND COURIER, 1 FEB. 2018, FEAT. PROF. JOSH EAGLE:

Redrawing the line now could cost taxpayers millions of dollars, said Josh Eagle, a University of South Carolina environmental law professor who took part in a panel that crafted the policy calling for the line.

The bills would:

  • Do away with the seaward line, as filed by state Sen. Chip Campsen, R-Isle of Palms. That bill is being amended.
  • Hold off deciding on the line until the end of 2019, as filed by Sen. Stephen Goldfinch, R-Georgetown. That bill was moved to a full committee hearing.

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