South Carolina Ag Waste regulations & environmental compliance analysis

South Carolina Ag Waste: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Standards for the permitting of agricultural animal facilities: South Carolina Code of Regulations (R.) 61-43.100.10 to 61-43.500.60

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National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits: R. 61-9.122.21 to 122.23

Animal facilities: R. 61-43.200.10

Permits and compliance: R. 61-43.200.20

Permit applications: R. 61-43.200.50

Animal manure treatment: R. 61-43.200.90

Setback requirements: R. 61-43.200.80

Swine facilities: R. 61-43.100.10

Associated regulations to swine facilities: R. 61-43.100.40

Large swine facilities: R. 61-43.100.20

Operator training:

Animal facility operator: R. 61-43.200.190

Swine facility operator: R. 61-43.100.190

Manure brokers: R. 61-43.400.10

Broker permits: R. 61-43.400.40

Integrators: R. 61-43.500.10

Submittal requirements: R. 61-43.500.20

Registration certificate: R. 61-43.500.30

Alternative technology: R. 61-43.300.10

Right to farm: South Carolina Code Annotated (S.C. Code Ann.) 46-45-10 to 46-45-80

Regulatory Agencies

South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) Office of Environmental Quality Control Bureau of Water

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4

U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. South Carolina is authorized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to issue permits for concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) under the federal National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) program. With this authority, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control's (DHEC) Bureau of Water ...

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Governing Law and Regulations
Regulatory Agencies
Comparison: State vs. Federal
State Requirements
Additional Guidance