Hiott heads offshore drilling committee

By Jason Evans
Staff Reporter

PICKENS — Rep. Davey Hiott of Pickens will be heading up a committee to

Rep. Davey Hiott

explore an energy policy that could have long-reaching implications for South Carolina.

Hiott is chairing a committee that will be discussing offshore drilling in South Carolina. Hiott serves as the chairman of the House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs committee.

He spoke of the committee’s work during a Pickens United meeting held Monday.

“President Trump lifted the ban on offshore drilling in all 50 states,” Hiott said. “They’re telling us that South Carolina

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