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Officials will tour site of pollution controversy

...exposed to toxic materials before 1993, the study also concluded. Residents unsuccessfully sued the Southern Wood Piedmont Co., claiming that wood-treating chemicals had harmed their community. Although studies of air, soil and groundwater...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/16/met_56976.shtml
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Plaintiff number reduced

Most residents suing the Southern Wood Piedmont Co. will be dismissed from the lawsuit because there is insufficient evidence their properties were contaminated by toxic chemicals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/09/met_287968.shtml
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Controversy renewed over life in Hyde Park

...up. Hyde Park residents sued the former Southern Wood Piedmont Co., but lost. Today, Mr. Whitehead and at least some...chemicals from another toxic waste site - Southern Wood Piedmont Co. - in the neighborhood. Recommendations included placement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/02/11/met_116166.shtml
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Hyde Park water tested for toxins

...LEGAL ACTION: - In the 1980s, residents launched a series of lawsuits against a defunct industry - Southern Wood Piedmont Co. - claiming they were damaged by wood-treating chemicals that migrated away from the former treatment plant. Although...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/30/met_74633.shtml
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The price of pollution

...site bares a prettier face that has taken a decade of remediation to achieve. Created in the 1920s, Southern Wood Piedmont Co. used creosote and other chemicals to preserve utility poles. After six decades of operation, the soil became so...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/29/tec_330105.shtml
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Firm: 162 plaintiffs should be dropped

...properties were contaminated by toxic chemicals, a company lawyer argued Thursday. David Sapp, representing Southern Wood Piedmont Co., told U.S. District Judge Dudley Bowen the 9-year-old case involves owners of 198 properties who claim wood-treating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/11/met_282275.shtml
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Savannah River seen as good water source

...county with large undeveloped areas available for new industry and residential growth. One city well near Southern Wood Piedmont Co. has trace amounts of tetrachloroethene, a benzene byproduct, as well as iron and manganese, according to a July...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/09/met_235524.shtml
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Cleanup of plant brings complaints

...we have a complaint, but we haven't got any complaints," said Mike Pruett, general manager of the Southern Wood Piedmont Co. Contractors have been working since October to encapsulate contaminated soil and water at Southern Wood's former...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/02/25/ent_204529.shtml
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Mr. Terry Davenport

...Friday at Hillcrest Memorial Park. Mr. Davenport, a native of Anderson, S.C., had retired as a mechanic from Piedmont Co. He was a member of Fleming Church of God. Survivors include two sons, Ervin Davenport and Terry Davenport, both...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/10/obi_282156.shtml
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