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Pipeline leaks common, riverkeeper says

...failure in the 27-inch pipeline, said Jim Beasley, spokesman for the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. Belton is a city of about 4,400 people in Anderson County in northwestern South Carolina. To date 176,901...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-30/pipeline-leaks-common-riverk
DHEC board chooses new leader

...former Duke Energy executive was chosen Friday as the next leader of South Carolina's Depart ment of Health and Environmental Control.The department's governing board voted unanimously to select Catherine Heigel, who was president of the utility's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-24/dhec-board-chooses-new-leader
SC lawmakers debate certificate of need program

...program nearly died in July 2013 when Gov. Nikki Haley vetoed the $2 million that the Department of Health and Environmental Control uses to run the program. Hospitals sued, saying lawmakers never voted to end the program, and the state Supreme...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-24/sc-lawmakers-debate-certifica
Nuclear Regulatory Commission increases oversight for Plant Vogtle following shipping incident

...8,000 and temporarily barred from sending waste to South Carolina by the state's Department of Health and Environmental Control, according to The Augusta Chronicles archives.Southern Nuclear spokeswoman Jeannine Bailey said the public's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-31/nuclear-regulatory-commissio
Waste tank closure deadlines hard to meet with Savannah River Site budget, official says

...Moody said Monday.Moody said site officials are talking to regulators from the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control about "alternatives" to cleanup activities for the tanks, such as removing the liquid waste but not filling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-30/waste-tank-closure-deadlines-
SC reviews permit applications for offshore seismic surveys; conservation groups opposed

...Services and GXT, all of which have offices in Houston, say in documents filed with the Department of Health and Environmental Control the surveys comply with coastal rules.While state waters extend 3 miles offshore, the testing will be done...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-20/sc-reviews-permit-application
Aiken County fined for E.coli violations

...and operates.The civil penalty was included in board materials Monday for the state Department of Health and Environmental Control. In particular, the agency found that Aiken County had violated the terms of its permit, which specifies the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-10/aiken-county-fined-ecoli-viol
Haley's choice to lead DHEC drops out as candidate

...Carolina's public health and environmental control agency amid a tough confirmation...Department of Health and Environmental Control issued a news release saying...Department of Health and Environmental Control. When Kitzman said yes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-02-22/haleys-choice-lead-dhec-drops-out-c
Haley's DHEC choice questioned about connections

...longtime friend, Gov. Nikki Haley, if confirmed as director of South Carolina's Department of Health and Environmental Control.Kitzman's Senate confirmation hearing opened Thurs day with Democrats asking why she was the lone candidate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-19/haleys-dhec-choice-questioned
Prevent the next rail disaster today

...dangers to affected communities.We call on officials from CSX, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control and the federal government to quickly share all results of their investigation into this train wreck, and their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-02-08/prevent-next-rai