Governing Law and Regulations
Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Environmental Protection Division Land Protection Branch
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Georgia has adopted by reference the federal biennial report rules for large quantity hazardous waste generators (LQGs) and hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDF) owners and operators. Georgia uses the federal Hazardous Waste Report Forms 8700-13A and 8700-13B.
LQGs and TSDF owners and operators in Georgia must submit the biennial report to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) by March 1 of every even-numbered year. DNR will mail out forms packages early in the even-numbered year for the reporting year (the previous odd-numbered year).
• Administration and enforcement. DNR's Land Protection Branch administers and enforces the biennial report requirements in Georgia.