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4:22 am on Thursday February 16, 2012

Tons of used medical clothing reportedly shipped from Brazil to Charleston

Image by Flickr user Francisco Javier Argel (Updates at the bottom.) Ready for the strangest news story you'll hear about this month? There's a purported ship coming from Brazil´╗┐ to┬áCharleston with 46.6 tons of medical waste on board. If you're...
5:05 am on Thursday January 8, 2009

Utility companies dump toxins into South Carolina ash ponds

Image by FlickrImage by 464171420_dab8c50762.jpg Large amounts of arsenic, mercury and lead have been dumped into ash ponds around South Carolina, the Post and Courier reports. The newspaper conducted an analysis on the amounts of toxins utility...