South Carolina Penalties and Liabilities regulations & environmental compliance analysis

South Carolina Penalties and Liabilities: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Air and water: South Carolina Pollution Control Act, South Carolina Code Annotated (S.C. Code Ann.) 48-1-320 to 48-1-340

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Hazardous materials transporters: South Carolina Code of Regulations (R.) 38-426

Hazardous waste: South Carolina Hazardous Waste Management Act (HW Act), S.C. Code Ann. 44-56-130, S.C. Code Ann 44-56-140, S.C. Code Ann. 44-56-475, and S.C. Code Ann. 44-56-490

Medical waste: South Carolina Infectious Waste Management Act, S.C. Code Ann. 44-93-150

Pesticides: S.C. Code Ann. 46-13-180

Solid waste: South Carolina Solid Waste Policy and Management Act of 1991 (SW Act), S.C. Code Ann. 44-96-100, S.C. Code Ann. 44-96-440, and S.C. Code Ann. 44-96-450

Underground storage tanks (USTs): S.C. Code Ann. 44-2-140


Drinking water: S.C. Code Ann. 44-55-90

Groundwater: S.C. Code Ann. 49-5-120

Stormwater: S.C. Code Ann. 48-14-140

Wastewater: S.C. Code Ann. 44-55-700, S.C. Code Ann. 48-1-320, and S.C. Code Ann 48-1-330

Water withdrawal: S.C. Code Ann. 49-4-180

Wetlands: S.C. Code Ann. 48-39-170

Workplace safety and health: South Carolina Occupational Safety and Health Act, S. C. Code Ann. 41-15-280 to 41-15-330, and regulations at R. 71-400 to 71-410

Regulatory Agencies

South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC)

Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) Clemson University

South Carolina Department of Public Safety (DPS)

South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation (LLR) Occupational Safety and Health Administration

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