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South Carolina Underground Storage Tanks: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

South Carolina Underground Storage Tanks (UST) Banks Act, South Carolina Code Annotated (S.C. Code Ann.) 44-2-10 to 44-2-140

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State Underground Petroleum Environmental Response Bank (SUPERB) site rehabilitation: South Carolina Code of Regulations (R.) 61-98

South Carolina UST regulations: R. 61-92.280.10 to R. 61-92.280.302

Applicability: R. 61-92.280.10

Notification:

Existing USTs: R. 61-92.280.22

Notice to UST purchasers: R. 61-92.280.23

Registration: S.C. Code Ann. 44-2-60

Permits: R. 61-92.280.23

Delivery prohibition: R. 61-92.280.23

Construction, Design, and Installation:

Spill and overfill prevention: R. 61-92.280.25

Secondary Containment: R. 61-92.280.20(g)

Training: R. 61-92.280.35

Testing and monitoring:

Testing: R. 61-92.280.24

Monitoring: R. 61-92.280.41

Release reporting:

Within 72 hours: R. 61-92.280.61

Corrective action: R. 61-92.280.53

Financial responsibility: S.C. Code Ann. 44-2-10 et seq.

Closure: R. 61-92.280.72

Variances: R. 61-92.280.300

Enforcement: S.C. Code Ann. 44-2-140 and R. 61-92.280.301

Appeals: R. 61-72

Regulatory Agencies

South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) Office of Environmental Quality Control Bureau of Land and Waste Management Division of UST Regulatory Compliance

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. South Carolina follows federal UST rules concerning spill and overfill control, corrosion protection, repairs, reporting, and recordkeeping requirements, release detection, UST installer training, and corrective action. South Carolina has its own rules regarding ...


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