Dams

Regulators Want more Rules for Dam Inspections

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – Regulators want more rules for the dams they are responsible for in South Carolina after 50 dams failed in last October’s massive floods. But lawmakers aren’t sure the new rules are needed after doubling the amount of dam inspectors and seeing no problems during Tropical Storm Hermine. Officials want a new law requiring owners of regulated…