South Carolina Closure/Post-Closure Plans regulations & environmental compliance analysis

South Carolina Closure/Post-Closure Plans: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) closure rules: South Carolina Code of Regulations (R.) 61-79.264.110 to 61-79.264.116 and R. 61-79.265.110 to 61-79.265.116 (interim status)

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TSDF post-closure rules: R. 61-79.264.117 to 61-79.264.120 and R. 61-79.265.117 to 61-79.265.120 (interim status)

Regulatory Agency

South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) Office of Environmental Quality Control Bureau of Land and Waste Management Division of Compliance and Enforcement Solid and Hazardous Waste Compliance Section

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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. South Carolina's closure and post-closure rules for TSDFs parallel the federal requirements. In addition to complying with the general closure and post-closure standards, owners and operators of the various types of TSDFs have to meet closure and post-closure standards specific to their facility types. South Carolina follows the federal rules specific to containers, hazardous waste tanks, hazardous waste landfills, land treatment units, and surface impoundments.

Administration and enforcement. DHEC's Division of Compliance and Enforcement administers and enforces the TSDF closure and post-closure requirements in South Carolina.


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South Carolina Closure/Post-Closure Plans Resources

Type Title
Forms Waste Pile/Surface Impoundment Closrue Plan Review Form
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