Top DHEC violators in past five years

October 23, 2013 

Top repeat violators in SC with fines during past five years

NameNo. of DHEC enforcement ordersLast ViolationTotal finesAVG FINE
      
1Utilities Inc./Carolina Water Service552012$645,640 $11,739
2U.S. Military402010$288,200 $7,205
3GIANT CEMENT CO242012$521,550 $21,731
4SCE&G212013$248,100 $11,814
5PICKENs COUNTY202012$170,000 $8,500
6DETYENS SHIPYARDS INC202010$181,150 $9,058
7WASTE MANAGEMENT OF SC162010$226,460 $14,154
8KEN MOORHEAD OIL CO INC162009$5,700 $356
9COLUMBIA, CITY OF162010$133,270 $8,329
10INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO/Union Camp162011$369,177 $23,074
11RICHLAND COUNTY152012$884,099 $58,940
12Exide142010$263,454 $18,818
13BEAUFORT-JASPER WATER & SEWER AUTHORITY132011$60,300 $4,638
14MCCALL FARMS INC132013$104,342 $8,026
15GALEY & LORD LLC132008$137,400 $10,569
16SC PUBLIC SERVICE AUTHORITY (SANTEE COOPER)122012$161,300 $13,442
17MILLIKEN & CO122011$72,800 $6,067
18NEWBERRY COUNTY WSA122010$60,800 $5,067
19EASTOVER, TOWN OF112012$34,700 $3,155
20SUMTER, CITY OF112012$59,300 $5,391
21SLOAN CONSTRUCTION CO INC112009$83,600 $7,600
22Avondale Mills/Graniteville Co.112009$41,000 $3,727
23SCPRT 112010$35,000 $3,182
24ANDERSON, CITY OF102012$35,000 $3,500
25BERKELEY COUNTY WATER & SANITATION102012$89,900 $8,990
26BRANCHVILLE, TOWN OF102010$43,840 $4,384
27CLEMSON UNIVERSITY102012218,518$21,852
28EVANS PETROLEUM CO INC102013$38,161 $3,816
29HOLCIM/Holnam102008$94,300 $9,430
30Koppers/Beazer102010$61,819 $6,182
31LUCKY STRIKE INVESTMENTS INC102013$8,778 $878
32MULLINS, CITY OF102010$78,900 $7,890
33OWENS CORNING COMPOSITE MATERIALS LLC102012$63,750 $6,375
34SC DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS102012$28,075 $2,808
35ALBEMARLE CORP92010$96,950 $10,772
36BLACKVILLE, TOWN OF92012$53,079 $5,898
37CROWN METRO CHEMICALS INC92008$229,850 $25,539
38EDGEFIELD COUNTY W&S AUTHORITY92011$51,400 $5,711
39LEE COUNTY LANDFILL/NE Landfill/Republic Services92010$56,400 $6,267
40SOUTH CAROLINA, UNIVERSITY OF92012$240,000 $26,667
41SOUTHERN ASPHALT92010$135,640 $15,071
42CALHOUN FALLS, TOWN OF82011$42,800 $5,350
43DARLINGTON COUNTY WATER & SEWER AUTHORITY82010$28,300 $3,538
44DORCHESTER COUNTY 82012$51,775 $6,472
45Dupont/Invista/Teijin82008$38,800 $4,850
46GREER COMMISSION OF PUBLIC WORKS82009$65,016 $8,127
47HESS82008$26,900 $3,363
48KERSHAW COUNTY82012$33,480 $4,185
49Lexington County schools82011$27,200 $3,400
50MCCOLL, TOWN OF82011$3,600 $450
51RICHLAND COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT ONE82010$51,540 $6,443
52AAA UTILITIES INC72010$43,400 $6,200
53ABBEVILLE, CITY OF72010$23,695 $3,385
54AIKEN COUNTY/Aiken PSA72010$37,800 $5,400
55CALHOUN COUNTY72011$13,200 $1,886
56CHESTER SEWER DISTRICT72010$65,294 $9,328
57COLLETON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT72008$20,600 $2,943
58DARLINGTON, CITY OF72009$27,130 $3,876
59DUKE ENERGY CORP72009$24,367 $3,481
60ESTILL, TOWN OF72012$102,400 $14,629
61KERSHAW, TOWN OF72011$31,300 $4,471
62KINDER MORGAN BULK TERMINALS INC72008$93,850 $13,407
63LANCASTER, CITY OF72013$95,300 $13,614
64LEXINGTON, TOWN OF72011$31,500 $4,500
65MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SC72008$31,600 $4,514
66PANTRY INC72010$10,800 $1,543
67WARE SHOALS, TOWN OF72012$31,400 $4,486
68YORK COUNTY72012$51,500 $7,357
69YORK, CITY OF72012$19,200 $2,743
70ALLENDALE, TOWN OF62010$20,000 $3,333
71BANJEE ENTERPRISES LLC62012$18,186 $3,031
72BANKS CONSTRUCTION CO62010$28,500 $4,750
73CAYCE, CITY OF62012$30,000 $5,000
74CHAPIN, TOWN OF62009$12,900 $2,150
75CHESTERFIELD, TOWN OF62010$14,500 $2,417
76COLLINS CONSTRUCTION CO62009$16,800 $2,800
77CORNER PANTRY INC62012$2,800 $467
78CSX TRANSPORTATION62012$36,925 $6,154
79DILLON, CITY OF62013$48,500 $8,083
80LYNCHBURG, TOWN OF62011$2,000 $333
81MCCORMICK COUNTY WATER & SEWER AUTHORITY62010$24,275 $4,046
82RICHLAND COUNTY, EAST, PSD62008$77,300 $12,883
83SC DEPT OF NATURAL RESOURCES62012$8,000 $1,333
84SPARTANBURG COUNTY62008$22,900 $3,817
85UNITED UTILITY COMPANIES INC62012$59,000 $9,833
86WALTERBORO, CITY OF62008$29,320 $4,887
873R INC52012$35,700 $7,140
88AMICK FARMS INC52011$35,350 $7,070
89CAMDEN, CITY OF52012$12,400 $2,480
90CARLISLE FINISHING LLC52012$19,250 $3,850
91CHARLESTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT52010$13,278 $2,656
92CHEROKEE COUNTY52008$82,851 $16,570
93CHESTER COUNTY52011$10,080 $2,016
94CHESTER WOOD PRODUCTS LLC52011$137,500 $27,500
95DENMARK, CITY OF52011$8,325 $1,665
96DOWD WATER SYSTEMS INC52010$3,400 $680
97GEORGETOWN, CITY OF52013$25,850 $5,170
98GJ CREEL & SONS INC52012$11,600 $2,320
99GREAT FALLS , TOWN OF52010$31,475 $6,295
100GREENVILLE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT52008$87,053 $17,411
101GREENWOOD METROPOLITAN DISTRICT52011$13,940 $2,788
102HAMPTON, TOWN OF52010$42,100 $8,420
103HIGH HILLS RURAL WATER CO INC52011$23,000 $4,600
104JOHNSONVILLE, CITY OF52012$3,600 $720
105KALPESH PATEL52012$5,353 $1,071
106NEW ELLENTON, TOWN OF/COMM PUB WRK52010$0 $0
107OCONEE COUNTY52011$47,500 $9,500
108ORANGEBURG COUNTY/County landfills52009$1,800 $360
109PAGELAND, TOWN OF52011$24,150 $4,830
110Palmetto Health52008$17,575 $3,515
111PALMETTO PLATING CO INC52010$56,798 $11,360
112PHIBRO-TECH INC52011$66,000 $13,200
113RIDGEWAY, TOWN OF52010$1,500 $300
114ROCK HILL, CITY OF52008$48,600 $9,720
115ROLLING MEADOWS I LLC52010$11,500 $2,300
116SONOCO PRODUCTS CO52010$20,500 $4,100
117SPARTANBURG, CITY OF52011$22,100 $4,420
118SUMMERVILLE, TOWN OF/CPW52010$12,146 $2,429
119TIMMONSVILLE, TOWN OF52011$38,300 $7,660
120WINNSBORO, TOWN OF52011$20,500 $4,100
      
 TOTALS1054 $8,978,429 $8,518

SOURCE: Department of Health and Environmental Control enforcement data base, 1991-2013 Note: Data does not include a full year for 2013


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