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State Resources

South Carolina
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is the main environmental enforcement agency in the state. South Carolina closely follows federal environmental regulations.

Compliance Considerations

The following links provide South Carolina specific guidance and fact sheets for environmental compliance within the state.

Air – DHEC Your Air page with a link to Air Quality Permitting, Compliance and Reporting

Automotive – Automotive Recyclers Association SC specific fact sheets on auto related environmental topics

Electronics​ – Requirements for retailers including labeling​

Environmental Guidance Documents – DHEC documents clarifying environmental regulations

Hazardous Waste – DHEC Hazardous Waste page

Hazardous Waste Checklists and Protocols - DHEC inspection checklists

Infectious Waste – DHEC Infectious Waste page includes sharps and biological waste

Permits and Compliance – DHEC Permits, Licenses, Reporting, Certification page

Small Business Assistance Program – South Carolina Small Business Environmental Assistance Program page

Storage Tanks – DHEC requirements for USTs

Water  – DHEC Water Quality page

Sustainability and Reducing Compliance Risk

The state resources provide retail-relevant state regulatory information and resources. The State Matrices page has more detailed information on variations in key state regulations such as hazardous waste, consumer bag legislation, e-waste and more.