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DHEC -ADVISORY: Bennett's Landfill update


April 21, 2015

ADVISORY: Bennett's Landfill update

COLUMBIA, S.C. - In an effort to keep residents of the Lockhart community informed of the situation with the fire at Bennett's Landfill, the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control has scheduled a community update forThursday, April 23, 2015, at 6 p.m. This gathering will be held at the Lockhart Power Company, 420 River Street in Lockhart.

At this meeting, DHEC and EPA staff will discuss the fire that continues to burn in the Chester County landfill, as well as discuss the impact to nearby communities.

Residents will be offered the opportunity to ask questions and share their concerns with DHEC and EPA staff.


Note to editors: Download the March 25 newsletter to residents.

Jim Beasley
Public Information Director


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