Governing Law and Regulations
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) Bureau of Land and Waste Management Division of Waste Management
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
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.