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 Solid and Hazardous Waste Compliance Section
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. With the exception of the federal standardized permit rules, South Carolina has adopted the federal treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) permit requirements and added several more stringent facility permit standards. The state's more stringent rules cover the permit application process in connection with application information, disposal restrictions, South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) permit-processing procedures, location standards, and fees.
Because the state has several additional design and operating rules for containers, hazardous waste storage tanks, landfills, land treatment facilities, and surface impoundments, ...