South Carolina Title V regulations & environmental compliance analysis

South Carolina Title V: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Non-Title V operating permit requirements: South Carolina Code of Regulations (R.) 61-62.1(II)

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Conditional major source operating permits: R. 61-62.1(II)G

Title V operating permits: R. 61-62.70.1 to 61-62.70.9 and 40 CFR 70 Appendix A

Applicability: R. 61-62.70.3 and R. 61-62.70.5

Application content: R. 61-62.70.5(c)

Action on the application: R. 61-62.70.7 and R. 61-62.70.8

Compliance certification: R. 61-62.70.6(c)(5)

Title V fees: R. 61-62.70.9 and R. 61-30(G)(3)

Emissions inventory: R. 61-62.1(III)

Regulatory Agency

South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) Office of Environmental Quality Control Bureau of Air Quality

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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 administer its own air emissions operating permit program. The South Carolina Title V operating permit program follows the federal provisions, including provisions establishing greenhouse gas permitting thresholds, and received full approval from EPA.

Administration and enforcement. The Bureau of Air Quality in DHEC's Office of Environmental Quality Control administers and enforces the state's air emissions operating permitting regulations.

State Requirements


R. 61-62.1(II)

South Carolina requires any source of air contaminants, including installation of any device for the control of air contaminant discharges, to obtain an operating permit. A written request to obtain an operating permit must be submitted to DHEC no later than 15 days before placing any new, increased, or ...

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