South Carolina Hazardous Waste Transporters regulations & environmental compliance analysis
South Carolina Hazardous Waste Transporters: What you need to know
Governing Law and Regulations
Hazardous Waste Management Act, South Carolina Code Annotated (S.C. Code Ann.) 44-56-10 to 44-56-760
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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. South Carolina follows the federal rules for transporters of hazardous waste. The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) also has additional requirements for permits, notification, insurance, and training, as well as certain hazardous waste management activities. See the national section HAZARDOUS WASTE TRANSPORTERS for more information about federal rules. See the national section HAZARDOUS MATERIALS TRANSPORTERS for Information on transporting hazardous materials. For Information on transporting infectious waste and solid waste, see the state sections MEDICAL WASTE and SOLID WASTE TRANSPORTERS.
• Administration and enforcement. The Division of Waste Management in the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) administers and enforces South Carolina's hazardous waste transporter rules.