Belton, S.C., spill a cautionary tale on pipeline safety, advocates say

...handled by CH2M on behalf of Plantation Pipe Line Co. The company submits biweekly status updates to the state Department of Health and Environmental Control.Given that the gasoline spilled in Belton has reached the underground water table, some...

State's public health agency citing 3 abortion clinics, 2 companies for disposal violations

...disposal of fetuses.The proposed fines range from $2,200 to $21,150 for violating state disposal regulations, Department of Health and Environmental Control Director Catherine Heigel told a House panel Thursday.They are the latest fines stemming...

Savannah River Site board favors service projects over fines

...facility being built to accelerate the cleanup of Cold War nuclear waste.In early November, South Carolina's Department of Health and Environmental Control announced it would refrain from enforcing civil penalties through Dec. 18 for the site's...

Test shows Ga. patient has plague

...addition to the CDC, the Georgia Department of Public Health is working on this investigation with the California Department of Health, the National Parks Service and Yosemite National Park.

Help in Alzheimer's fight

...dementia diagnosis and any care planning is included in an individual's medical record, and it will require the Department of Health and Human Services to educate providers about the new benefit and to identify any barriers individuals face in...

Bobbi Brown nurse caught before

...a license, according to a spokesman for the DC Department of Health.But the warning and the arrest warrant didn't...But a cease-and-desist order issued by the DC Department of Health says an August 2013 background check showed Sobamowo...

South Carolina grants temporary stay on penalties at SRS salt-waste plant

...accelerate the cleanup of Cold War nuclear waste. In a statement issued Wednesday, SRS said South Carolina's Department of Health and Environmental Control will refrain from enforcing civil penalties through Dec. 18 for the site's Salt Waste...

SC agency fines Aiken town for fecal coliform violations

...wastewater treatment operation led South Carolina environmental regulators to levy a $2,000 fine on the town.The Department of Health and Environmental Control had granted New Ellenton, which operates a wastewater treatment facility, a permit...

Homeowners across South Carolina face big bills to fix dams following historic flood

...among dam owners under an Oct. 30 deadline to hire an engineer and figure it out. The directive comes from the Department of Health and Environmental Control, the agency responsible for inspecting the dams but one that has been historically understaffed...

Flu already hits Georgia, South Carolina in 2015

...be a severe flu season, getting vaccinated now against it is a good idea, officials said.The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control said Tuesday that the state has already seen four lab-confirmed influenza-related...