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E. coli outbreak sickens 7, closes Greenwood day care

...DHEC from saying whether that boy's death was connected to the E. coli outbreak at the day care, DHEC spokesman Jim Beasley said. But the statement from the day care said "we are heartbroken that we have lost a member and others are sick...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-08/e-coli-outbreak-sickens-7-clo
Pipeline leaks common, riverkeeper says

...Calhoun Road in Belton, was reported Dec. 8 and was a result of a sleeve 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-30/pipeline-leaks-common-riverk
SC reviews permit applications for offshore seismic surveys; conservation groups opposed

...DHEC expects to make a decision on the first permit late next month and take up the other two in May, agency spokesman Jim Beasley said in an e-mail on Friday.The Southern Environ mental Law Center is filing comments on behalf of the South Carolina...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-20/sc-reviews-permit-application
SC fined Vogtle, temporarily blocked shipments last year

...penalty to avoid a prolonged regulatory proceeding," Tims said in an e-mail.On Wednesday, Tims and DHEC spokesman Jim Beasley said the public's safety had not been jeopardized."The outside of the shipping cask was tested, and the radiation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-07/sc-fined-vogtle-temporar
Riveting race on tap

Three-term U.S. Rep. Jim DeMint did a remarkable job in turning the tables on former Gov. Jim Beasley in the runoff campaign to be the GOP's nominee for South Carolina's U.S. Senate seat this fall. DeMint, who finished well...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/27/edi_420332.shtml
Editorials
Savannah River Ecology Lab scientists track gray wolves at Chernobyl site

...only area in the world to analyze the effects of radiation exposure on free-ranging wildlife, said SREL ecologist Jim Beasley. Very little is known about radiation's long-term effects on animals, he said."Right now, there's no information...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-13/savannah-river-ecology-lab-s
Tattoos are mainstream 10 years after South Carolina lifts ban

...outbreak at one Lowcountry tattoo parlor in 2000 after eight cases of infection were traced to the shop, spokesman Jim Beasley said. He said he didn't know and couldn't access the name of the shop late last week. But he said that is the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-01/tattoos-are-mainstream-10-yea
GRU TB testing not affected by shortage

...each month but also have a back-up supply to draw from and are following CDC guidelines for restrictions, spokesman Jim Beasley said in an email.The CDC said earlier this month it expects the shortage to continue until mid-October, Sales said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-09-12/gru-tb-testing-not-affected-
North Augusta officials take steps to ensure city's water supply

...trihalomethanes and haloacetic acids."The city of North Augusta is not the only one affected by these factors," said Jim Beasley, a spokesman for DHEC. "These factors affect all surface water treatment systems across the U.S."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-29/north-augusta-officials-take-
West Nile kills 3 in SC

...the Department of Health and Environmental Control says it's the highest death toll in the state.DHEC spokesman Jim Beasley says the agency began tracking West Nile virus in 2001. Beasley says the only other death was reported in Dillon County...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2012-10-18/west-nile-kills-3-sc