South Carolina Used Oil Management regulations & environmental compliance analysis

South Carolina Used Oil Management: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Used oil management rules: South Carolina Code of Regulations (R.) 61-107.279.1 to 61-107.279.95

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Prohibitions: R. 61-107.279.12

Registration and permitting:

Registration: R. 61-107.279.31(b) and R. 61-107.279.42(c)

Permits: R. 61-107.279.51(a), R. 61-107.279.62(a), R. 61-107.279.73(a), and R. 61-107.279.13

Annual reports:

Used oil collection centers: R. 61-107.279.31(b)(4)

Transporters: R. 61-107.279.46(f)

Processors/rerefiners: R. 61-107.279.57(b)

Used oil transporters:

Manifests: R. 61-107.279.46(a)

Financial responsibility of transporters: R. 61-107.279.42(e)

Release response during transport: R. 61-107.279.43(c)

Training: R. 61-107.279.43(d)

Retail sales: R. 61-107.279.90

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

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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. South Carolina has adopted state rules for management of used oil that parallel the federal rules and include several additional provisions that make the state rules more stringent than the federal rules. The additional state rules are in connection with prohibited activities; registration for used oil collection centers and transporters; permits for used oil processors/rerefiners, burners, and marketers; annual reports for used oil collection centers, processors/rerefiners, and transporters; used oil transporters; release response; and retail sales.

Administration and enforcement. The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control's (DHEC) Bureau of ...


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