Governing Law and Regulations
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) Office of Environmental Quality Control Bureau of Water
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4
U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. South Carolina is authorized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to issue permits for concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) under the federal National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) program. With this authority, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control's (DHEC) Bureau of Water ...