Plan Unveiled to Clean Coal from Congaree River

  • Mar 8, 2019
  • Health & Science, Local News, Politics, Technology
  • Team Seth Rose

Representatives from SCE+G announced they will hold a public meeting on April 2nd to unveil its plan to clean toxic coal from the bed of the Congaree River. It's estimated by scientists that the coal has lined the bed of the river since the 1860s.

WIS News caught up with state Rep. Seth Rose, whose represents the area of the river that will be damned off for the clean up, as part of its coverage. "This was put in by the corporation. And it should be cleaned up by the corporation, and not taxpayers," Rose said.

To see the story from WIS-TV (Columbia, SC), please click here.