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7:33 am on Tuesday March 11, 2014

Dozens voice concern about possibility of industrial park at Bucksport

Monday night, Horry County officials and representatives from the Department of Health and Environmental Control listened to the concerns of residents over the possibility of an industrial park being built at Bucksport.
8:12 am on Tuesday April 17, 2012

S.C. DHEC Earth Day Awards Tuesday (Update: Groovy Green Glass wins)

Groovy Green Glass' Deana and Shawn were some of the earliest supporters of what we do at TheDigitelMYR. They made this glass for us for the 2011 CREATE South. Updte April 17th: Shawn and Deana Vail, founders of Groovy Green Glass, a local business...
12:01 pm on Sunday March 18, 2012

Several local waterbodies reopened for oyster, shellfish harvesting

Flickr user Tim Brown Architects Oyster beds near Penn Center. The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control has reopened several approved shellfish growing areas in Beaufort County. "These areas have been reopened because water quality...
5:54 am on Saturday December 10, 2011

Oyster, clam harvesting areas on Battery Creek closed (Updated)

Flickr user Tim Brown Architects Oyster beds near Penn Center. (Updates at the bottom.) All clam and oyster harvesting beds on Battery Creek and its tributaries have been closed to harvest due to a sewage spill. "This closure is temporary and is the...
12:01 pm on Tuesday October 25, 2011

South Carolina bans synthetic 'Spice' weed and 'bath salts' as controlled drugs

Image by Schorle One of the controversial products.Mephedrone, methylone, methylenedioxypyrovalerone, and five other substances used to make synthetic weed such as K2 and Spice and used to make "bath salts", has been banned in South Carolina. In a...
6:02 am on Tuesday October 25, 2011

South Carolina bans synthetic 'Spice' weed and 'bath salts' as controlled drugs

Schorle One of the controversial products. Mephedrone, methylone, methylenedioxypyrovalerone, and five other substances used to make synthetic weed such as K2 and Spice and used to make "bath salts", has been banned in South Carolina. In a vote,...
5:40 am on Tuesday October 25, 2011

South Carolina bans synthetic 'Spice' weed and 'bath salts' as controlled drugs

Schorle One of the controversial products. Mephedrone, methylone, methylenedioxypyrovalerone, and five other substances used to make synthetic weed such as K2 and Spice and used to make "bath salts", has been banned in South Carolina. In a vote,...
8:05 am on Saturday September 3, 2011

2,295 more acres open for clam, oyster harvesting in Charleston this year

Image by Flickr user Tim Brown Architects Lowcountry oyster beds.Thanks to good signs in yearly water quality data, the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control will open more than 5,000 additional acres of shellfish beds for harvesting...
8:05 am on Saturday September 3, 2011

448 more acres open for clam, oyster harvesting in Beaufort this year

Flickr user Tim Brown Architects Oyster beds near Penn Center. Thanks to good signs in yearly water quality data, the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control will open more than 5,000 additional acres of shellfish beds for harvesting...
6:00 am on Sunday July 10, 2011

Despite concern over rising mercury levels, DHEC's testing funds get the ax

Flickr user curtzsi Despite alerts of elevated mercury levels in both local waterways and fish over the past couple of years, budget cuts have forced the Department of Health and Environmental Control to put the brakes on a statewide campaign to...

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