DHEC decision dangerous

...tanks prior to its solidification at SRS.For DHEC to follow the letter of the law on the delay by forcing...Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, site engineers, DHEC and citizens. The citizens and DHEC wanted the salt facility to open in 2009 as scheduled...

DHEC to continue testing lakeside beaches' water quality

...board. Beach personnel will conduct the tests, with DHEC overseeing the program. DHEC inspectors also will check freshwater swimming areas...actually gives us better coverage," said Joe Rucker, DHEC's assistant water bureau chief. "If they're...

DHEC rules may drive up costs for well-drilling

...regulations, scheduled to be approved by DHEC on Thursday, are designed to cut down...customers. But Alton Boozer, chief of DHEC's Bureau of Water, said drillers brought...date and location of every new well, said DHEC drinking water enforcer Angela Mettlen...

DHEC lifts drinking-water advisory

...plant," said Myra Reece, director of DHEC's Lower Savannah Environmental Quality Control district office in Aiken. DHEC water tests found small amounts of a...Park and Interstate 20, according to DHEC reports. The chemical is believed to...

DHEC won't release well test results

...weeks, he told the newspaper on Thursday. DHEC has tested about a dozen wells near the...had been found at the site. Last month, DHEC gave the News a list of 11 chemicals at...lawyer says Kellett had permission from DHEC. The agency denies that.

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DHEC board chooses new leader

...with the state Ethics Commission.Former DHEC Director Catherine Templeton announced...Department. The Senate confirmed her as DHEC's leader in 2012 despite criticism about...and environmental fields. When she left DHEC, her salary was $162,600.

Haley's DHEC choice questioned about connections

...whether she'd be interested in leading DHEC. When Kitzman said yes, Haley gave her...selection Jan. 12, just four days after DHEC Director Cath erine Templeton announced...regulatory experience that will fit well with DHEC.Kitzman first came to South Carolina...

Haley's choice to lead DHEC drops out as candidate

...letter was released by the department along with a statement from Amsler, who called the decision "an unfortunate occurrence for DHEC and South Carolina." He said work would start immediately on finding a replacement.Kitzman's confirmation process in the...

S.C. DHEC director Catherine Templeton resigns

...as Secretary of Labor before joining DHEC, the state's largest agency.Templeton...constant."Clements said it's likely DHEC will maintain its strong position on...been named and must be approved by the DHEC board and state Senate.

Savannah River Site, S.C. DHEC agree to extend tank closure 27 days

...additional discussion" on the closure of tank 12."S.C. DHEC continues to seek a fix to the overall liquid waste problems caused by lack of budget and treatment delay. S.C. DHEC eagerly anticipates DOE's offer of a permanent solution to...