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What’s Happening in SC on Wednesday, 10/7

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            ARTICLE OF THE DAY… 

Pickens City Council turns down $16M in stimulus money 

Pickens City Council has rejected $16 million in federal loan and stimulus money that was to be used for a major overhaul of the city’s aging water plant…Instead, the city will seek scaled-down options for the upgrade of the plant instead of the full $16 million plan that was on the table in addition to alternative financing options. 



Aiken County’s financial records could be online by November 1st 


S.C. Energy Office partners with S.C. Coordinating Council for Economic Development to provide energy efficiency incentives to industries 

Lancaster County’s new “Red Ventures” company granted incentives for new facility 

The company will be granted incentives in return, including job-development credits, which Red Ventures is able to collect once it creates new jobs.

The Commerce Department is giving Lancaster County a $250,000 grant for related infrastructure upgrades, and Red Ventures will get 18 years of property taxes discounted by 50 percent. 



Charleston hires first-ever sustainability director


Written by SC Policy Council

October 7, 2009 at 1:03 pm

Posted in News & Media

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