SC senators say Heigel has the right experience to balance business, environmental interests

...the confirmation of Greenville attorney Catherine Heigel, a former Duke Energy executive, as director of the Department of Health and Environmental Control. The unanimous vote followed 15 minutes of glowing comments on her selection."You...

Lipstick on an earmark

...business of the Department of Defense is not to fund health programs or research ? that's the business of the Department of Health and Human Services," Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said during the Pig Book release event at Washington's Phoenix...

Faculty accomplishments, new leadership improve climate at Paine

There are so many more stories untold at Paine.

SC lawmakers debate certificate of need program

...be fooled again."The program nearly died in July 2013 when Gov. Nikki Haley vetoed the $2 million that the Department of Health and Environmental Control uses to run the program. Hospitals sued, saying lawmakers never voted to end the program...

Help local Boys & Girls Clubs reach further to help at-risk youths

...serve more children who are at risk. WHO ARE THE children at risk in our community?According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, "children living in female headed families with no spouse present had a poverty rate of 47...

Pipeline leaks common, riverkeeper says

...was a result of a sleeve failure in the 27-inch pipeline, said Jim Beasley, spokesman for the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. Belton is a city of about 4,400 people in Anderson County in northwestern South Carolina...

Teen births down but more effective contraception needed

...up-front cost of stocking them, said Susan B. Moskosky, Acting Director of the Office of Population Affairs in the Department of Health and Human Services, which oversees the Title X program."Improved contraceptive use contributed substantially...

Rants & Raves

...insurance since the Affordable Care Act became law five years ago, a reduction in the number of uninsured the Department of Health and Human Services called "historic." I AM A MILITARY veteran. I use the VA Hospital. I went to the VA/ER...

Nuclear Regulatory Commission increases oversight for Plant Vogtle following shipping incident

...Plant Vogtle was fined $8,000 and temporarily barred from sending waste to South Carolina by the state's Department of Health and Environmental Control, according to The Augusta Chronicles archives.Southern Nuclear spokeswoman Jeannine...

SC reviews permit applications for offshore seismic surveys; conservation groups opposed

...companies, Spectrum, CGG Services and GXT, all of which have offices in Houston, say in documents filed with the Department of Health and Environmental Control the surveys comply with coastal rules.While state waters extend 3 miles offshore...