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CSX train derails near Allendale, S.C., spills unidentified chemicals

...Emergency Preparedness offices, the state Emergency Man agement Division, the state Department of Health and Environmental Control, and the American Red Cross arrived.Allendale County Fire Chief Roger Stanley is in charge of the scene, Robinson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-27/csx-train-derails-near-allend
S.C. DHEC director Catherine Templeton resigns

...of South Carolina's Department of Health and Environmental Control who maintained a strong position on environmental...a meeting of the state's Board of Health and Environmental Control. Her resignation is effective Monday.Appointed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-08/sc-dhec-director-catheri
SC fined Vogtle, temporarily blocked shipments last year

...Southern Nuclear spokeswoman Michelle Tims said.On July 3, the South Carolina Depart ment of Health and Environmental Control told Southern Nuclear that its radioactive waste-transport permit, issued Jan. 2 of last year, was suspended...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-07/sc-fined-vogtle-temporar
SC legislator hopes to alter hospital building program

...said the cut was just about the money, not whether the program should continue.The Department of Health and Environmental Control laid off employees and shuttered the review process after the funding was vetoed.Hospitals sued, and the state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-09/sc-legislator-hopes-alter-hos
Haley ally named to lead DHEC

...longtime ally of Gov. Nikki Haley was named Monday as the new director of South Carolina's public health and environmental control agency.The agency's board selected Eleanor Kitz man four days after Catherine Tem pleton announced her resignation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-12/haley-ally-named-lead-dhec
Savannah River Site authorized to close nuclear waste storage tanks in H-area

...tanks 12 and 16 from Sept. 30, 2015 to the last day of 2016, a request the state's Department of Health and Environmental Control has opposed.Tanks 12 and 16 were built in the 1950s, and more than 99 percent of the waste has been removed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-23/savannah-river-site-authorize
SC gold mine gets go-ahead

...proposed gold mine in Lancaster County.The State newspaper reported the board at the Department of Health and Environmental Control has turned down an appeal by the Sierra Club.The agency said Monday that its board has endorsed a permit approved...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-09/sc-gold-mine-gets-go-ahead
South Carolina Certificate of Need havoc prompted University bid in Aiken

...regulation and has used line-item vetos to remove funding for it from the budget of the Department of Health and Environmental Control, said Allan Stalvey, the executive vice president for the South Carolina Hospital Association.The Legislature...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-05/south-carolina-certificate-n
SC lawmakers wary of changing hospital rules

...capital improvements or purchase $600,000 in equipment.An official with the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control on Wednesday proposed allowing construction work less than $50 million and new equipment less than $10 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-13/sc-lawmakers-wary-changing-h
Langley Pond safe for recreational use, agencies say

After more than two years of environmental testing and research, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced Thursday that Langley Pond is safe for swimming and boating."DHEC, EPA and the county have all agreed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-27/langley-pond-safe-recreationa