South Carolina Hazardous Waste Management Act, South Carolina Code Annotated (S.C. Code Ann.) 44-56-10 to 44-56-840
Oil and gas exploration pollution control laws: S.C. Code Ann. 48-43-510 to 48-43-850
South Carolina Infectious Waste Management Act, S.C. Code Ann. 44-93-10 to 44-93-240
Pollution Control Act of 1970, S.C. Code Ann. 48-1-10 to 48-1-350
Pollution control facilities financing laws: S.C. Code Ann. 48-3-10 to 48-3-160
Safe Drinking Water Act, S.C. Code Ann. 44-55-10 to 44-55-120
South Carolina Solid Waste Policy and Management Act of 1991, S.C. Code Ann. 44-96-10 to 44-96-470
State Underground Petroleum Environmental Response Bank Act of 1988, S.C. Code Ann. 44-2-10 to 44-2-150
Stormwater Management and Sediment Reduction Act, S.C. Code Ann. 48-14-10 to 48-14-170
Groundwater Use and Reporting Act, S.C. Code Ann. 49-5-10 to 49-5-150
Coastal tidelands and wetlands laws: S.C. Code Ann. 48-39-10 to 48-39-360
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) Office of Environmental Quality Control (EQC)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. The counterpart to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in South Carolina is the Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC). This office has primary responsibility for protecting South Carolina's land, water, and air from pollution by implementing the state's environmental laws and regulations.
• Administration and enforcement. South Carolina has received authorization from EPA to implement federal and state air, ...