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SCE&G Gives Trees to Enhance Lake Murray Shoreline

CAYCE, S.C. (Feb. 7, 2019) – SCE&G, a subsidiary of Dominion Energy, will provide trees to lake property owners through the Lake Murray Shoreline Habitat Enhancement Project. The giveaway will be Friday, Feb. 22, from 1-6 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 23, from 8 a.m.- noon at the SCE&G recreation park site at 1797 N. Lake Drive.

Lake property owners can select a maximum of three trees from a variety of species including Bald Cypress, Southern Wax Myrtles, Willow Oaks, and Crabapple. The trees are 3-gallon nursery stock and approximately 4-5 feet in height.

“For nearly 20 years we’ve been committed to supporting the Lake Murray Shoreline Habitat Enhancement Project which works to re-establish shoreline vegetation, control erosion, protect water quality, and enhance the fish habitat,” said Billy Chastain, SCE&G lake management. “The planting of additional trees also serves to improve the overall beauty of the lake.”

The shoreline enhancement project for Lake Murray is a cooperative effort between SCE&G, the Department of Natural Resources and lake interest groups. For more information on the Habitat Enhancement Project, call SCE&G’s Lake Management Department at 803-217-9221.

About SCE&G

South Carolina Electric & Gas Company is a regulated public utility engaged in the generation, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity to approximately 728,000 customers in the central, southern and southwestern portions of South Carolina. The company also provides natural gas service to approximately 374,000 customers throughout the state.

About Dominion Energy

Nearly 7.5 million customers in 18 states energize their homes and businesses with electricity or natural gas from Dominion Energy (NYSE: D), headquartered in Richmond, Va. The company is committed to sustainable, reliable, affordable and safe energy and is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy with about $100 billion of assets providing electric generation, transmission and distribution, as well as natural gas storage, transmission, distribution and import/export services. As one of the nation's leading solar operators, the company intends to reduce its carbon intensity 60 percent by 2030. Through its Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation, as well as EnergyShare and other programs, Dominion Energy contributed nearly $35 million in 2018 to community causes. Please visit to learn more.