SCDHEC Drafting General Air Permit for Mine Operations

SCDHEC is working on a draft general air permit for certain mines in South Carolina, at least including crushed stone quarry operations. Although the mining industry had expressed interest in a general air permit that would replace both construction and operating permits for all non-metallic mineral mines that fall below certain thresholds, there is some uncertainty whether SCDHEC will simplify the air permitting process to this extent. Parties interested in commenting upon such a draft should contact Chris Smith at the Mining Association of South Carolina, [email protected], by October 31, 2013.

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Gregory (Greg) J. English

Greg works primarily in the area of commercial litigation, including corporate,  environmental, real estate and other commercial cases. His varied litigation experience includes over 50 jury and bench trials, plus numerous hearings on preliminary motions and injunctions, dispositive motions, and appeals in both state and federal courts. 

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