Governing Law and Regulations
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) Office of Environmental Quality Control (EQC) Bureau of Land and Waste Management
DHEC EQC Bureau of Air Quality
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. In South Carolina, the installation and operation of various boilers and industrial furnaces typically requires an air quality construction and operation permit, which identifies the applicable requirements. Applicable sources must comply with the federal new source performance standards (NSPS) for industrial/commercial/institutional boilers, the national emissions standards for hazardous air pollutants (NESHAP) for industrial, commercial, and institutional boilers and process heaters, and the NESHAP for industrial, commercial, and ...