Energy and Environmental Issues

In today's global economy, business investment is largely driven by how timely a project can be permitted, built and operational.

South Carolina's energy and environmental issues must be addressed to better serve businesses while streamlining the permit policy process.

The South Carolina Chamber Supports
  • Ensuring state regulations are no more stringent than the federal government
  • Streamlining the regulatory process so regulatory agencies can provide an estimate of time within which a permit decision will be made
  • Developing solutions to renewable energy initiatives in South Carolina
  • Ensuring businesses are not subject to frivolous lawsuits under the Pollution Control Act