A project team in South Carolina received a Notable State Documents Award for their 2019 report titled Summary of Living Shoreline Research to Inform Regulatory Decision-Making in South Carolina. The report summarizes the results of a multi-year collaborative research project to monitor and assess a variety of living shoreline technologies under different coastal environmental conditions. The results in the report are intended to provide agency partners with science-based information to develop project standards for living shorelines in South Carolina.
About the award
The Notable State Documents Awards Program began in 1991 to recognize exemplary state publications. Presented annually by the South Carolina State Documents Depository System, the awards recognize notable documents that were released in the previous calendar year. Award winning documents are selected on the basis of criteria such as the document's appeal to a large audiences and its ability to provide significant information to the public. Learn more about the award and view the list of 2019 recipients here.