FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 21, 2015
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
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.
Public Information Director