South Carolina Security regulations & environmental compliance analysis

South Carolina Security: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Solid waste:

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Wood-grinding and composting facilities: South Carolina Code of Regulations (R.) 61-107.4(III.D.7)

Short-term structural fill areas and Class Two landfills: R. 61-107.19(II.D.1.c) and R. 61-107.19(IV.B.1.d)

Class Three landfills: R. 61-107.19(V)(258.25)

Waste tire collection facilities: R. 61-107.3(III.C.9) and R. 61-107.3(III.D.7)

Solid waste incineration facilities and solid waste processing facilities: R. 61-107.12(III.C.6) and R. 61-107.6(F.1)

Drinking water: South Carolina Code Annotated (S.C. Code Ann.) 44-55-80

Facility construction: R. 61-58.3 and R. 61-58.4

Wastewater: R. 61-67.300

Regulatory Agencies

South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) Bureau of Land and Waste Management

DHEC Bureau of Water

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. South Carolina has established state-specific security requirements for certain facilities that handle solid waste, drinking water, and wastewater facilities.

South Carolina's requirements concerning security for air toxics are covered in the state's accidental release prevention program, for which the state has been delegated authority. See the state section RISK MANAGEMENT and the national section SECURITY for more information.

In South Carolina, all community water systems (CWSs) serving greater than 3,300 people must comply with the federal Bioterrorism Act. A CWS is defined as a public water system that serves at least 15 service connections used by year-round residents or regularly serves at least 25 year-round residents. This may include, but not be limited to, subdivisions, municipalities, mobile home parks, apartments, etc. For additional ...


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Governing Law and Regulations
Regulatory Agencies
Comparison: State vs. Federal
State Requirements