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Vulcan Project

Below you will find a list of applications and supporting information received by S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) for the proposed Vulcan Project.

On Nov. 12, 2015, DHEC's Bureau of Land and Waste Management (BLWM) received an application for an Individual Mine Operating Permit. The public comment period for the mine application will extend, at a minimum, into May 31, 2016. The application along with additional information required by BLWM can be found at www.scdhec.gov/Apps/Environment/PublicNotices/SearchAndDisplay/Display/3488

Questions about the mining application may be directed to:

On Nov. 23, 2015, DHEC's Bureau of Air Quality (BAQ) received an application for construction and start of operation for an aggregate rock-mining operation. The following construction application and related information has been received:

  1. Initial Application
  2. Response to DHEC's request for additional application information (pdf)
  3. Modeling Addendum 1-22-16 (pdf)
  4. Modeling Addendum 4-25-2016 (pdf)
  5. Emissions Revision 5-20-16 (pdf)
  6. Modeling Addendum 5-19-16 (pdf)
  7. Modeling Data Files (zip file)

Questions about the BAQ permits may be directed to:

On Nov. 24, 2015, DHEC's Bureau of Water (BOW) received an application for coverage under an existing "general" National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit. View a copy of BOW permit application (pdf).

Questions about the project may be directed to:


On Aug. 8, 2016, DHEC's BAQ, BLWM, and BOW held a public meeting to discuss each Bureau's permitting process for the proposed project. The following information was provided at the meeting:

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