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Georgia Brownfields: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous Site Response Act (HSRA), Code of Georgia Annotated (CGA) 12-8-90 to 12-8-97

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Georgia Hazardous Site Reuse and Redevelopment Act (HSRRA), CGA 12-8-200 to 12-8-210

Georgia Voluntary Remediation Program (VRP) Act, CGA 12-8-100 to 12-8-108

Liability protections: CGA 12-8-90 to 12-8-97

Brownfields tax incentives: CGA 48-5-2 to 48-5-7.6

Regulatory Agencies

Georgia Department of Natural Resources Environmental Protection Division (EPD) Land Protection Branch

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Georgia has established a state brownfields program, which includes Georgia's Voluntary Remediation Program (VRP), which encourages the voluntary investigation and remediation of contaminated properties. See the national section BROWNFIELDS for federal brownfields projects in the state. See also the state section SUPERFUND for site cleanup requirements under the federal Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA).

The state has enacted the Hazardous Site Reuse and Redevelopment Act (HSRRA) to establish limited liability to prospective purchasers and to parties that purchased contaminated property between July 1, 2002, and January 1, 2005, for reuse and redevelopment of hazardous sites.

Administration and enforcement. The EPD's Land Protection Branch is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the state's regulations under CERCLA. EPA Region 4 has selected the city of Atlanta for a Regional Brownfields Pilot Project.

State Requirements

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