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Meth lab cleanup at Georgia motels lacks firm rules

...used in meth lab production are common household and agriculture products, and as a result, there are no hazardous waste site issues under state cleanup requirements for environmental protection. The chemicals vary depending on the process but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-31/meth-lab-cleanup-georgia-mot
Decision stalls on future of waste site

...dozen people testify during a four-hour meeting, a House subcommittee studying whether to keep the Barnwell nuclear waste site open adjourned Tuesday without making a decision. The facility currently takes and stores low-level nuclear waste...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/07/met_119261.shtml
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Fight over nuclear waste site health standards heads to court

...health protection requirements for a proposed nuclear waste site in Nevada, ignoring pleas from the nuclear industry...standard would mean a person living 11 miles from the waste site would absorb every year a little less radiation than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/08/tec_311887.shtml
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Area briefs: Nuclear waste site OK for 10 years

Chem-Nuclear Systems Inc.'s low-level nuclear waste site in Barnwell County can operate for another decade at the rate it is accepting material, a new state task force learned Monday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/13/met_265511.shtml
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Across South Carolina

McMaster wants Yucca waste site to stay openCOLUMBIA -- South Carolina's top lawyer says the U.S. Energy Department can't stop plans to store tons of nuclear...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/2010-02-26/across-south-carolina
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Scientist suggests natural toxic waste cleanup

ATHENS, Ga. -- Digging up a hazardous waste site on University of Georgia-owned land near the State Botanical Garden of Georgia would waste money and cause the same kind of environmental...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/23/met_275580.shtml
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Group urges limit to waste

COLUMBIA - Senate President Pro Tem Glenn McConnell's opinion is clear: The low-level nuclear waste site in Barnwell County should not continue to accept waste from non-Atlantic Compact states. "What we're saying is, 'No more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/12/met_124323.shtml
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Plant off EPA list of sites

After a $5 million cleanup spanning 14 years, an Augusta toxic waste site has been removed from the federal Superfund list that includes the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's worst hazardous...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/02/met_225327.shtml
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Georgia, other states studied for nuke waste alternative

...likely death of a planned nuclear waste site at Nevada's Yucca Mountain has...about a high-level radioactive waste site coming to their neighborhood...nation's only active deep underground waste site is the Waste Isolation Pilot Project...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-12-19/georgia-other-states-studied
Barnwell economy menaced

...who are fearful of the 235-acre low-level nuclear waste site in Barnwell County, and want to shut it down, don't...After all, if the critics are somehow right -- that the waste site is a health menace -- aren't the people of Barnwell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/19/edi_278585.shtml
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