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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-09-24/dhec-decision-dangerous
Court: State Health Department must run medical facility building program despite funding veto

...an attorney representing hospitals said DHEC should find other ways to fund the Certificate...Mitch Brown, detailing his notion that DHEC could self-fund the program if it charged...good government" in South Carolina.A DHEC spokesman said the agency was disappointed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-14/court-state-health-department
Across South Carolina

...dead birds such as blue jays, crows and finches for testing.DHEC is accepting the birds through Nov. 30. The agency has information...transport the birds.Officials say assistance from the public helps DHEC test a wider area and test for the virus earlier, before it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-14/across-south-carolina
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/15/met_217530.shtml
Metro
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/07/met_246757.shtml
Metro
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/04/met_246470.shtml
Metro
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.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/17/tec_242187.shtml
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DHEC adding newborn screening test

...summer, the Department of Health and Environmental Control, or DHEC, should have in place the staff and systems needed to start testing...of life. The new screening is DNA-based, so Templeton says DHEC will need new equipment and two additional staffers for the tests...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-23/dhec-adding-newborn-screening
DHEC asks justices to rule on hospital program

...lawsuit obtained by The Associated Press.DHEC said it made the move because of lawsuits...to be answered because the law requiring DHEC to review and approve new nursing homes...of costly, duplicative legal actions, DHEC petitioned the S.C. Supreme Court this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-07-01/dhec-asks-justices-rule-hospi
DHEC: No flu shots for insured SC patients

...department is testing this new policy, which DHEC has been advertising since last year...Plowden. On its Web site, the agency says "DHEC will focus its limited resources on people...covered by Medicare or Medicaid because DHEC billed the government for the cost of those...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-11/dhec-no-flu-shots-insured-sc-