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Georgia Hazardous Waste Exports and Imports: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Exports and imports of hazardous waste: Rules and Regulations of the State of Georgia 391-3-11-.08

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Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Environmental Protection Division (EPD) Hazardous Waste Management Branch

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 the federal rules under 40 CFR 262 for exporting and importing hazardous waste, with the additional requirement that copies of all federal reports must be sent to DNR. For additional information, refer to the national section EXPORTS AND IMPORTS OF HAZARDOUS WASTE.

As of September 5, 2006, EPA requires Georgia (and all states) to use the revised federal form of manifest: the new standardized Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest (EPA Form 8700-22) and its continuation sheet (EPA Form 8700-22A). Georgia's rules for hazardous waste manifest preparation and use must now be the same as the federal rules, and waste handlers should go to the national section MANIFESTS for guidance.

Georgia has adopted by reference the federal regulations for transporters of hazardous waste, universal waste, and used oil. See the national sections HAZARDOUS WASTE TRANSPORTERS, UNIVERSAL WASTES, and USED OIL MANAGEMENT for more information.

Internationally, a number of countries have developed or are developing laws with restrictions on the import of hazardous substances and electronic equipment that contain certain hazardous chemicals. See the national sections EXPORTS AND IMPORTS OF HAZARDOUS WASTE and IMPORTS AND EXPORTS OF CHEMICALS for more ...


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