Governing Law and Regulations
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) Office of Environmental Quality Control Bureau of Land and Waste Management
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. South Carolina follows the federal hazardous waste storage rules and adds its own labeling requirement for hazardous waste containers, more stringent storage facility standards (which include a storage fee), and additional requirements for generators accumulating hazardous waste on-site without a permit.
• Administration and enforcement. The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control's (DHEC) Bureau of Land and Waste Management administers and enforces South Carolina's hazardous waste storage rules.