Proposed Southern Mine–King Tract Public Hearing


Thursday, October 10, 2019
6:00 PM


Sewee Visitor and Education Center – Auditorium
5821 Highway 17 North
Awendaw, SC  29429

Event Details

DHEC is holding a public hearing to provide information and accept comments on the proposed Southern Mine-King Tract in Charleston County. Southpit, LLC has applied to DHEC for a permit to mine sand at this location on Seewee Road, approximately three miles southwest of Awendaw, SC. The permit application includes a proposed reclamation plan to restore the site to a pond, woodlands, and grassland/fields after mining activities have concluded.  

DHEC staff will be available prior to the public hearing, beginning at 5:00 PM, to answer questions. 

Additional information can be viewed on our web page at DHEC will accept written comments on the proposed mine through October 25, 2019.  

This is an opportunity to provide DHEC with comments and information about the proposed mine. Interested persons are encouraged to come learn more, submit comments, and ask questions.

For additional information about the proposed mine or where to submit written comments, please contact Joe Koon at (803) 898-1371, or by email at