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South Carolina Solid Waste Policy and Management Act (South Carolina)

Eligibility 
Agricultural
Commercial
Construction
Fed. Government
Fuel Distributor
General Public/Consumer
Industrial
Installer/Contractor
Institutional
Investor-Owned Utility
Local Government
Low-Income Residential
Multi-Family Residential
Municipal/Public Utility
Nonprofit
Residential
Retail Supplier
Rural Electric Cooperative
Schools
State/Provincial Govt
Systems Integrator
Transportation
Tribal Government
Utility
Program Info
State 
South Carolina
Program Type 
Environmental Regulations
Grant Program
Provider 
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control

The state of South Carolina supports a regional approach to solid waste management and encourages the development and implementation of alternative waste management practices and resource recovery. The Department of Health and Environmental Control is authorized to oversee solid waste management systems throughout the state and to promulgate regulations related to solid waste. This Act establishes the Solid Waste Management Trust Fund, which is designed to finance research by state-supported educational institutions or by private entities under contract with state-supported educational institutions on solid waste management technologies; demonstration projects or pilot programs to be conducted by local governments, schools, and universities; and the Solid Waste Management Grant Program, which provides grants to municipalities to implement waste management programs or facilities. This legislation contains additional provisions pertaining to the operation and closure of landfills and other waste disposal facilities.