Pollution Control Act (South Carolina)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place South Carolina

Applies to States or Provinces South Carolina
Name Pollution Control Act (South Carolina)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Natural Gas, Nuclear
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
Primary Website http://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/t48c001.php

Last Review 2014-05-13
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary


This Act declares the maintenance of reasonable standards of purity of air and water to be the public policy of the state. The Act authorizes the Department of Health and Environmental Control to promulgate regulations and take other actions necessary to abate, control and prevent pollution. More information on air quality can be found here: http://www.scdhec.gov/environment/baq/Regulation-SIPManagement/ and more information on water quality can be found here: http://www.scdhec.gov/environment/water/wq_standard.htm

Policy Contact

Department South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
Address 2600 Bull Street
Place Columbia, South Carolina
Zip/Postal Code 29201
Phone (803) 898-DHEC (3432)

Email info@dhec.sc.gov
Website http://www.scdhec.gov/environment.htm

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: S.C. Code 48-1
Date Enacted 1962

Authority 2: S.C.R. 61-9 (Water Pollution Control Permits)
Date Effective 2011
Date Enacted 1975

Authority 3: S.C.R. 61-62 (Air Pollution Control Regulations and Standards)

Authority 4: S.C.R. 61-68 (Water Classifications and Standards)