Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Environmental Protection Division (EPD) Hazardous Waste Management Branch Corrective Action Program
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4
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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Georgia adopts by reference the federal rules for delisting petitions. A person must file all delisting petitions with EPD.
The Division gives public notice and provides an opportunity for public comment on all delisting petitions. The person seeking the delisting must pay for the public notice.
Note: Since EPA authorizes Georgia to administer a delisting program in lieu of the federal program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), any EPA exclusion does not apply in such authorized states. If the petitioned waste will be transported to or managed in any state with delisting authorization, the petitioner must obtain delisting authorization from that state before managing the waste as nonhazardous in the state.
If the petitioner will transport or manage the waste in a nonauthorized state, the waste may be regulated under a dual system. EPA recommends that petitioners contact relevant state and EPA regional offices to determine where to submit the delisting petition.
For more information on delisting procedures, see the national section DELISTING PETITIONS.
• Administration and enforcement. EPD administers and enforces the rules for ...