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Savannah River is subject of two recent studies

...released last week ? which didn't attract nearly as much attention ? was the S.C. Department of Health & Environmental Control's annual fish consumption advisory, which characterizes the Savannah River in a less sinister light.DHEC...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2014-07-05/savannah-river
Agencies at SRS are reaching the summit of nuclear waste cleanup

...basketball court inside one.What's the big deal about our work? The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control sums it up: "This waste is the single largest environmental risk in South Carolina." In other words, you...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-07-06/agencies-srs-are
S.C. DHEC threatens fines for Savannah River Site cleanup delays

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control said it could fine the federal government $193 million through fiscal year 2016 for missing deadlines to clean and close nuclear...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-16/sc-dhec-threatens-fines-savan
7 arrested in Aiken County fake prescription bust; 4 more wanted

...into fake drug prescriptions.The Aiken County Sheriff's Office, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, and the Aiken and North Augusta departments of public safety were involved in the lengthy investigation into...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-06-06/7-arrested-aiken-count
South Carolina Supreme Court won't revisit ruling requiring medical facility building program

...expansion of medical facilities.Late last month, the state Supreme Court denied the Department of Health and Environmental Control's request to rehear arguments over the Certificate of Need program, which state law requires medical facilities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-06-02/sc-supreme-court-wont-revisit-rulin
Environmental groups opposed Plant Vogtle plan to draw water from Savannah River

...application until settling issues with dissolved oxygen levels in the Savannah.South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control also wrote comments to Georgia EPD taking issue with the permit application. A drought contingency plan based...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-07/environmental-groups-opposed
Smartphone pics aim to inform storm response

...ways to meet the challenges of managing the coastline, said Dan Burger, the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control's director of coastal services division.Citizen reports will help officials make decisions about where and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-28/smartphone-pics-aim-inform-st
Panel advances bill updating SC's sex ed law

...down from more than 9,500 in 1991, or 73 teens per 1,000, according to the state Department of Health and Environmental Control.That's a remarkable decrease, but the state still has a long way to go, Alton said.Sen. John Matthews...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-15/panel-advances-bill-updating-
Public input sought on Allendale landfill

...threat to the public water supply well near the site.In a public notice, the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control invited local residents, officials and others with an interest in the federal Superfund site to participate in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-03/public-input-sought-allendal
Hospital lawyers: Haley's veto of Certificate of Need funding didn't nix law requiring process

...During a hearing before the state Supreme Court, attorney Mitch Brown said that the Department of Health and Environmental Control should find other ways to fund the Certificate of Need program. That could mean charging higher fees which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-03-06/hospital-lawyers-haleys-veto-certif