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Georgia Hazardous Waste Generators: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Generator requirements: Rules and Regulations of the State of Georgia (GRR) 391-3-11-.08

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Requirements for conditionally exempt small quantity generators (CESQGs): GRR 391-3-11-.07(1)

Notification rules for generators: GRR 391-3-11-.04

Records and fees:

Waste management records and fees: GRR 391-3-19-.03 and Code of Georgia Annotated (CGA) 12-8-95.1(a)

Hazardous substance report and fee: GRR 391-3-19-.03(5) and CGA 12-8-95.1(a)(4)

Pollution prevention: Georgia Hazardous Waste Management Act, CGA 12-8-65.1 to 12-8-65.4

Regulatory Agency

Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Environmental Protection Division Land Protection Branch Hazardous Waste Management and Remediation Program

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Georgia's regulations for hazardous waste generators incorporate the federal regulations by reference with additional state requirements for hazardous waste activity notifications, generator reporting fees, hazardous waste management records, on-site storage, and waste minimization plans for large quantity generators (LQGs) (persons generating 1,000 kilograms (kg) or more of hazardous waste or more than 1 kg of acutely hazardous waste a month).

Administration and enforcement. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources' (DNR) Land Protection Branch administers and enforces the hazardous waste generator rules in Georgia.

State Requirements

NOTIFICATION

GRR 391-3-11-.04

Every hazardous waste generator in Georgia is required to file a notification of hazardous waste activity with the DNR within 30 days after commencing the generation of ...


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