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Latest Kelly Marshall Fuller Stories

2008-07-23 12:00:48

By Kelly Marshall Fuller, The Sun News, Myrtle Beach, S.C. Jul. 23--Adults and children hit the beach at 6 a.m. Fridays at Myrtle Beach State Park to search for signs of loggerhead turtles and their nests -- and to clean the beach and find other ways to assist the survival of the threatened species. Meanwhile, turtle volunteers in Litchfield Beach are placing bright orange tags on items left on the sand by beachgoers -- such as chairs and tents -- that could endanger female loggerhead...

2008-07-16 09:00:44

By Kelly Marshall Fuller, The Sun News, Myrtle Beach, S.C. Jul. 16--An application to allow the possible construction of a groin system at DeBordieu Beach is drawing opposition from environmentalists, who say the man-made barriers could damage southern beaches and the North Estuarine Wildlife Preserve. The application, which is now being considered by the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control, will be the subject of a public meeting next week at the Waccamaw Public Library....

2008-07-02 09:00:46

By Kelly Marshall Fuller, The Sun News, Myrtle Beach, S.C. Jul. 2--The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control is reviewing a plan from Santee Cooper that will allow the release of a controlled amount of mercury from a new plant planned for construction along the Pee Dee River in Florence County. The plan, which was submitted to DHEC late Monday, outlines the company's ideas for reducing mercury and other toxic emissions, said DHEC spokesman Adam Myrick. A public meeting...