SC gold mine draws scrutiny — again. Toxic waste violations found at lab, state saysDec 19, 2020
By Sammy Fretwell
The historic Haile Gold Mine, in Lancaster County, SC, is now owned by OceanaGold, a global gold mining company. The company took the media on a tour of its facilities, Thursday, April 27, 2017. BY MCCLATCHY
A laboratory at a sprawling open-pit gold mine has run into trouble over what inspectors say is a failure to follow hazardous waste rules at the site between Columbia and Charlotte.
The Kershaw Mineral Lab has been fined $16,000 for 19 environmental violations, including allowing more hazardous material than is permitted on parts of the property and a failure to conduct proper inspections, state records show.
Photo: The State © Courtesy of Gerry Melendez
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