Summerville chemical plant closes up shop, leaves behind leaky drums (update: removed)

Image by Flickr user gelund Not the drums in question, but you get the idea. See a photo of the real ones here.

Update November 12: The Post and Courier reports that the property owner has hired a company to remove the barrels; take a read of the report here

First reporting: Chemical products maker Scienceuticals who, according to their website is a, "manufacturing company, laboratory, and supplier of wholesale beauty products, personal care products and cosmetics" has closed up shop on their 24,000-square-foot facility in Summerville but left behind a number of leaking 55-gallon drums filled with mystery substances.

And DHEC can't find the owners to clean up the mess.

The Post and Courier has the story on what's up; take a read here.

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