Governing Law and Regulations
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) Office of Environmental Quality Control Bureau of Land and Waste Management Division of Waste Management
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. South Carolina has adopted the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule, effective in the state as of May 24, 2019, which includes standards that allow generators to treat hazardous waste on-site. The state has additional and more stringent requirements for hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) in connection with the design, construction, and operation of certain hazardous waste treatment facilities, permits, and ...