South Carolina Hazardous Waste Disposal regulations & environmental compliance analysis

South Carolina Hazardous Waste Disposal: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste surface impoundment rules: South Carolina Code of Regulations (R.) 61-79.264.220 to R. 61-79.264.232 and R. 61-79.265.220 to R. 61-79.265.231 (interim status)

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Hazardous waste land treatment facility rules: R. 61-79.264.270 to R. 61-79.264.283 and R. 61-79.265.270 to R. 61-79.265.282 (interim status)

Hazardous waste landfill rules: R. 61-79.264.300 to R. 61-79.264.317 and R. 61-79.265.300 to R. 61-79.265.316 (interim status)

Hazardous waste incinerator rules: R. 61-79.264.340 to R. 61-79.264.351 and R. 61-79.265.340 to R. 61-79.265.352 (interim status)

Disposal fees: R. 61-79.264.78

Disposal restrictions:

Prohibition of disposal of hazardous waste in underground injection wells: R. 61-87.11.A.2 and R. 61-87.11.D.2

Land disposal limitation: Hazardous Waste Management Act, South Carolina Code Annotated (S.C. Code Ann.) 44-56-60(a)(2) and S.C. Code Ann. 44-56-60(a)(3)

Land ban rules: R. 61-79.268

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 Hazardous Waste Compliance and Enforcement Section

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. South Carolina's hazardous waste disposal rules include both the federal requirements and the state's additional operating rules for landfills, land treatment facilities, incinerators, and surface impoundments. The state's requirements include quarterly reports, facility location standards, and disposal fees. South Carolina's disposal fees and restrictions are reviewed in ...

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