Chapin Expansion

Chapin Expansion - By:SydneyChan $45 million dollars to...

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$45 million dollars to expand Chapin High School. 4 Approved in 2008 4 Fill in 727 feet of an unnamed creek and a “sliver” of the wetlands 4 Adds sewer lines, storm- water drainage, road and parking area
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On the school board for Lexington-Richland 5 Only one to oppose the project    6-1 ”I’m concerned about our ecosystem and water quality, but I’m also  concerned about the practice of constructing sports fields in a  wetlands area” Appealed DHEC water quality decision largely paying for the  appeal “out-of-pocket” 
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Retired after 2005 Established outdoor ed. center Given a $5,000 grant from U.S. Fish and Wildlife  Services Stay maintained until 2015  canceled in 2009 Students labeled and built bridges  Against the expansion
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Unmaintained creek Low water flow Undercutting of the  cutbank area Headwater to the  entire creek Important to maintain  wildlife 
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