Governing Law and Regulations
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) Office of Environmental Quality Control Bureau of Land and Waste Management Division of Compliance and Enforcement
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Hazardous waste landfill requirements include both the federal rules and the state's more-stringent requirements. The state's more-stringent requirements focus on:
—Facility location standards
Owners and operators of hazardous waste landfills in South Carolina are also subject to several additional state treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) responsibilities, which include state-required on-site inspectors. See the state section TSDF RESPONSIBILITIES for more information.
Solid (nonhazardous) wastes. The federal solid waste landfill requirements apply in South Carolina. In addition, South Carolina has its own rules for solid (nonhazardous) waste landfills. See the state section SOLID ...