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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 20, 2014

DHEC Media Advisory: Langley Pond public meeting

COLUMBIA, S.C. - The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control will conduct a public meeting Feb. 27, 2014, at Aiken Technical college in Graniteville to discuss results of sampling performed on Langley Pond.

DHEC has performed extensive environmental assessment to determine the extent of contamination caused by pollution along Horse Creek from decades ago. The data has shown that the water in Langley Pond remains safe for recreational use.

The existing fish consumption advisory for the pond remains in effect.

What: Public meeting to discuss sampling results of Langley Pond

When: Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 at 6 p.m.

Where: Aiken Technical College Amphitheater (Bldg. 700)
2276 Jefferson Davis Highway
Graniteville, SC

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Jim Beasley Public Information Director
beaslejc@dhec.sc.gov
(803) 898-7769