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Attorney general becomes latest Republican to pursue investigation into abortion clinics

...Parenthood. The agency responded that it will promptly do so.On Thursday, Wilson asked Department of Health and Environmental Control Director Catherine Heigel to also send him the findings so his office can determine whether to pursue any potential...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-20/attorney-general-becomes-latest-rep
SC agency fines Aiken town for fecal coliform violations

...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 to spray treated wastewater...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-08-14/sc-agency-fines-aiken-town-fecal-co
SC company fined $230,000

...of Columbia reports that the state fine is one of the heaviest issued by the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control during the past decade. The department says Sonoco illegally piled up waste coal ash outside its business in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-11/sc-company-fined-230000
Six years in, company continues to fulfill liquid waste mission at SRS

...called the "single greatest environmental risk in South Carolina" by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control.SRR's mission is to safely dispose of the radioactive liquid waste contained in large, underground waste tanks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-07-26/six-years-compan
SC now pushing back on proposed Palmetto Pipeline

...Building on Georgia's example, it would also require the director of the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control and the Public Service Commission, whose members are elected by the Legislature, to approve a company's right...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-15/sc-now-pushing-back-prop
South Carolina Attorney General opinion fuels bills against Kinder Morgan's pipelines

...matching House bill last month. Their legislation would give power to the head of the state Department of Health and Environmental Control and the Public Service Commission, whose seven members are elected by the Legislature.Both agencies would have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-19/south-carolina-attorney-gener
Paper shortage limits SC death certificates

...been proving difficult for families, since many need more to settle various accounts. Department of Health and Environmental Control spokesman Cassandra Harris says the state awarded a new contract for certificate paper on July 14 and will begin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-04/paper-shortage-limits-sc-dea
Across South Carolina

...Eight people eventually became ill, including a 2-year-old boy who later died.The Department of Health and Environmental Control released details about its investigation Wednesday.State Epidemiologist Dr. Linda Bell says that as soon as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-10/across-south-carolina
E. coli outbreak sickens 7, closes Greenwood day care

...At least four of the seven cases are the same strain of E. coli, according to the Department of Health and Environmental Control.Two people infected with the bacteria remain in the hospital, DHEC said in a statement Monday.The death of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-08/e-coli-outbreak-sickens-7-clo
SC considers possible pipeline-related laws

...requiring a company to win approval from both the state Public Service Commission and Department of Health and Environmental Control before condemning private property through eminent domain.Last month, Georgia Department of Transportation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-04/sc-considers-possible-pipeli