Chloe Johnson

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Chloe Johnson covers the coastal environment and climate change for the Post and Courier. She's always looking for a good excuse to hop on a boat.

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Thaddeus Grohoski's Isle of Palms house is one of several surviving J.C. Long cottages, named after the island's main developer. Though lower …

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency only draws coastal flood zones for hurricane surge, but there are other dangers, like this king tide f…

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Some older houses in beach towns like Isle of Palms are flat to the ground, while newer-built neighbors tower above them. These "minus-rated" …

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A lawsuit has put the spotlight on coal plants like the Santee Cooper run Winyah station near Georgetown. The mercury from coal fired plants has led to persistent warnings against eating locally caught fish around the state.

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A lawsuit that sought to declare some beachfront land on Folly Beach was actually public property has been dismissed, and some defendants in the suit now want to be reimbursed for their legal fees. The plaintiffs in the suit are appealing.

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An order by President Donald Trump to shield the south Atlantic coast from offshore oil drilling also applies to offshore wind farms, according to the federal agency that leases waters for energy production. The news came as a surprise for clean energy advocates. 

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