Harry J Griffin

Charleston city councilman wants to stop fill-and-build development

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We used to be concerned that that (fill and build) was disturbing the wildlife and the marshes,” Dustan said. “Now we’re concerned that now it’s destroying our lives, our homes, and our houses.
— Phillip Dustan

CHARLESTON, SC: There was great coverage yesterday by Live 5 News (WCSC) on the move by Councilman Harry Griffin to put an end to fill-and-build development in the city. The ban will be discussed at tonights city council meeting. The article quotes Phil Dustan of Higher Ground member, Lowcountry Flooded States of America.

When a Councilman Becomes a Hero

Charleston, SC: Councilman Harry J. Griffin says These may be two of the most important things I could ever bring to our Council Chamber, and the discussion will begin this upcoming Tuesday night”.

Flood survivors from Lowcountry Flooded States of America are backing his demand to ban fill and build - a practice promoted by developers that is said to contribute to Charleston’s flooding.