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Poison oozed through South Carolina town for years and no one knew

Poison oozed through South Carolina town for years and no one knew

Long before Florence’s floods washed pollutants into homes, Cheraw was exposed to a cocktail of contaminants from an industrial site. But many residents didn’t know about the toxins. Now, they’re angry.
SC woman told to evacuate after poisons found post-Florence

SC woman told to evacuate after poisons found post-Florence

The U.S. environmental agency has found high levels of a toxic substance in a home flooded near a S.C. Superfund site. The agency asked one resident to leave her house as it tests other homes for pollution.
Battered, low on money, SC’s rural poor suffering from storm

Battered, low on money, SC’s rural poor suffering from storm

Rather than evacuate to comfortable motels, many rural residents went to shelters as the storm punished their homes. Others stayed home.

Hurricane-driven flood covers SC pollution cleanup site

Hurricane-driven flood covers SC pollution cleanup site

A federal Superfund cleanup site in Cheraw flooded when Hurricane Florence blew through this week, raising fears that cancer-causing pollution could spread.

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