Air: Code of Georgia Annotated (CGA) 12-9-23 and CGA 12-9-24
Asbestos: CGA 12-12-16
Commercial waste: Rules and Regulations of the State of Georgia (GRR) 391-3-6-.24(15)
Hazardous materials motor carriers: CGA 46-1-23(v) and GRR 6-1 to 6-8
Hazardous waste: Georgia Hazardous Waste Management Act (HW Act), CGA 12-8-81 and CGA 12-8-82
Medical waste: CGA 16-7-53(c)
Pesticides: CGA 2-7-73, CGA 2-7-114, and CGA 17-10-3
Solid waste: Georgia Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Act (SW Act), CGA 12-8-30.6 and CGA 12-8-30.8
Underground storage tanks (USTs): CGA 12-13-19
Oil spills: CGA 12-14-4
Water well contractor: CGA 12-5-133 and CGA 12-5-133.1
Drinking water: CGA 12-5-192 and CGA 12-5-193
Groundwater: CGA 12-5-106 and CGA 12-5-107
Water pollution: CGA 12-5-51
Wastewater: CGA 12-5-52, CGA 12-5-53, and CGA 12-5-29.1
Wetlands: CGA 12-5-247, CGA 12-5-248, CGA 12-5-291, and CGA 12-5-296
Workplace safety and health:
Georgia Public Employee Hazardous Chemical Protection and Right-to-Know Act of 1988, CGA 45-22-12
Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Environmental Protection Division
Georgia Department of Agriculture
Georgia Department of Public Safety (DPS)
U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) Safety Engineering Division
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Georgia law provides civil and criminal penalties for violations of its regulations. See the Table for state-specific penalties for violations of environmental and hazardous materials transportation regulations.
• Administration and enforcement.