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Old 01-29-2009, 07:18 AM
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Last night for the first time since living in Summerville, I got a whiff of the mill! Must have been the wind - it was late in the evening and took me totally by surprise.
I smelled it as well in Summerville a few nights ago. However, I also catch that smell when I drive down North Rhett from the weapons station. The smell is similar to the mill, but I'd agree that it is the swamp/marshland that is all around the area. If you have ever been to Magnolia Plantation, their marshlands have that same smell.
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Old 01-29-2009, 07:44 AM
Location: Summerville, SC
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Wow - I really thought it was the mill. Our first home in Summerville was extremely close to the plantations and I honestly never smelled it out there on 61. Developing Westcott must have stirred up quite a bit of "gunk".
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Old 01-29-2009, 04:47 PM
Location: Summerville, SC
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it's in the ground right there at westcott, there's many current lawsuits going on over it... benzine or something in the ground?? I forgot... but it's in the soil in that area... it isn't the "swamp" you're smelling, it's an old landfill
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Old 01-29-2010, 09:24 PM
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Default WTF Smells

I just got into Charleston tonite...came down from NC for the O'Relly/Beck show that is tomorrow. Never been to this town before....heard wonderful things...but OMG...when I got out of my car I was like "WTF STINKS". It smells nasty here...I hope this is not a normal thing for the locals.
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