The Best We Can Expect

The residents of south-central Myrtle Beach are once again grappling with the central fact about the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control: The agency is not an environmental guardian protecting ... Full Story

Columbia, SC

#1 Aug 27, 2008
Several posts on your site recently have noted past violations of a certain industry of interest in the MB community. It may interest you to know that the state agency that permits industry (DHEC) has proposed on numerous occasions in the past, legislation that would allow past compliance issues to factor in to permitting decisions. Similar legislation has been proposed by Sen. Phil Leventis of Sumter and others. Known as "bad boy" bills, all were vehemently opposed by the business community, the state chamber of commerce and the politicians they support through their well funded PAC's.
Maybe you should ask some of the Horry delegation how they voted on these proposals.


#2 Aug 27, 2008
This is a sorry state of affairs..SC is in need of immediate, new set of regulations, to protect it's people. Not only will this hurt tourism, but future growth as well. Many will exit the area..Protect our children. Stop this TOXICITY NOW.

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