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May 21, 2012 in Jay's Blog, Viewpoints

A response to “Cruise Critics Miss Boat”: “Regulate cruise tourism in Charleston” by Jay Williams in P&C-

Regulate cruise tourism in Charleston, P&C, May 21, 2012, Commentary, JAY WILLIAMS.  It’s not about the past. Those favoring unregulated cruise ship tourism for Charleston want to discuss everyth ...

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May 20, 2012 in Breaking News, Viewpoints

Stay home, Joe- A letter to P&C’s editor from President and CEO of Historic Savannah Foundation: “Charleston can still fix its mistakes with cruise ships, and Savannah can avoid them altogether.”

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Post and Courier, May 20, 2012.  Stay home, Joe On May 10 Mayor Joe Riley was in Savannah touting the benefits of cruise ships. In his remarks to the Downtown Business Associ ...

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May 16, 2012 in Jay's Blog, Viewpoints

The future isn’t what it used to be- a guest editorial by Jay Williams in Charleston Mercury: “The array of evidence presented during the past year allows for only one conclusion.”

The future isn't what it used to be, Charleston Mercury, May 16, 2012, editorial.  Mayor Joseph Riley and supporters of an unregulated cruise ship terminal at Union Pier advanced their key arguments ...

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May 9, 2012 in Viewpoints

Dana Beach’s letter responding to recent articles about shore power and clean fuel- “The cleaner ship fuel required by the new standards for 2015 would still be one hundred (100) times as dirty as diesel fuel that is currently available for use in trucks on US highways.”

Folks, For the past two years, the city of Charleston and the State Ports Authority have argued against shore power for cruise ships (allowing the ships to turn their engines off while they are in po ...

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April 22, 2012 in Breaking News, Viewpoints

Cruising back to reality- today’s first editorial in P&C: “…An independent economic analysis…passenger cruises using the port of Charleston do not create or sustain jobs.”

Cruising back to reality, Post and Courier, April 22, 2o12 Jobs, not snobs? Say “goodbye” to that snide slogan designed to promote the cruise industry in Charleston. An independent economic analysis ...

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