Nikki Haley, Governor of South Carolina held a news conference at Harbor Town Yacht Basin to applaud the Sea Pine Resort waterways dredging permit approval.
Thanks to this project, larger boats would be allowed to enter marinas.
The news conference was held on July 17.
“The benefit of this permit is going to be increased tourism,” Haley said. “It’s going to mean increased jobs. It’s going to be an increase to the economy.”
The plan is to remove 300,000 cubic yards of sediment from the clogged waterways of Sea Pines to the mouth of Calibogue Sound. It is expected that the project will be finished by 2014. Dock owners and the resort will finance this project, 50% each.
Dredging Today Staff, July 31, 2013