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U.S. Energy Department disputes South Carolina's refusal to extend tank closure deadline

...debate deadlines for cleaning up Cold War-era nuclear waste storage tanks at Savannah River Site.The state's Department of Health and Environmental Control denied in late August a request to extend the closure date for two tanks. The Department...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-22/us-energy-department-dispute
Grants allow clinics to do more primary care

...Community Health centers will get about $200,000 apiece to expand their primary care services, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced Friday.They are part of nearly $7 million that came to 30 health centers in Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-12/grants-allow-clinics-do-more
South Carolina denies request to postpone tank closures at Savannah River Site

...Department's deadlines for cleaning up Cold War-era, nuclear waste storage tanks at Savannah River Site.S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control denied a request from the Energy Department to postpone the closure date for two tanks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-02/south-carolina-denies-reques
The biggest bailout

...for the law back in 2010.Their pleas to Jarrett worked, apparently. The following month, President Obama's Department of Health and Human Services issued rules that said in the "unlikely event" the pool ran out of money, the secretary was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-25/biggest-bailout
North Augusta park and ride facility to offer carpool options for commuters

...Interstate 20's Exit 5.The project is a joint effort between the city of North Augusta, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, the South Carolina Department of Transportation and the Augusta Regional Transportation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-21/north-augusta-park-and-ride-f
Insurance navigators still working as 300,000 questioned

...of others nationwide, that might be a good thing because they could lose the coverage they gained.The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services sent out letters this week to 310,000 people, including 20,000 in Georgia and 93,800...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-15/insurance-navigators-still-w
SC Medicaid dealing with application backlog

...process thousands of applications backlogged through the federal online marketplace.As of Aug. 1, the state Department of Health and Human Services had reviewed more than 60 percent of the 38,000 applications the federal government began...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-11/sc-medicaid-dealing-appl
Search continuing for new director of East Central Health Disctrict

...career began in public health in Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico, and she had also served as a consultant to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Public Health Service Region 4 in Atlanta.Reach Tom Corwin at (706) 823-3213

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-12/search-continuing-new-direct
Poultry operation eyes Aiken County

...eight-barn poultry farm 60 miles north of downtown Aiken, prevailed against a community challenge. The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control board sided with P&W Poultry in Newberry County and upheld its permit. The board did...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-08-11/poultry-ope
Corps of Engineers' settlement won't change Thurmond Dam operations

...Clean Water Act with unmonitored, unpermitted oil discharges from the dams.At Thurmond Dam, South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control requires monitoring of only one of its 11 water outfalls ? where the water leaves the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-06/corps-engineers-settlement-w