Georgia Security regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Georgia Security: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Solid waste:

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Solid (nonhazardous) disposal facility requirements: Rules and Regulations of the State of Georgia (GRR) 391-3-4-.07(1)(h) and GRR 391-3-4-.07(3)(o)

Water:

Drinking water: GRR 391-3-5-.09

Land disposal of septage: GRR 391-3-6-.23

Regulatory Agencies

Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Environmental Protection Division (EPD)

Georgia Emergency Management & Homeland Security Agency (GEMHSA)

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Georgia's requirements concerning security for air toxics are covered in the state's accidental release prevention program, which follows the federal program. See the national sections RISK MANAGEMENT and SECURITY for more information.

Georgia incorporates by reference the federal rules for the security of hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) in connection with facility security during the life of the TSDF and during a disposal facility's post-closure care period. Georgia also incorporates by reference the federal rules for storage of hazardous waste munitions and explosives. Similar to the federal rules for municipal solid waste landfills (MSWLFs), the owners and operators of solid (nonhazardous) waste disposal facilities in Georgia must avoid unauthorized access. The state rules for the storage of solid waste military munitions have incorporated by reference the federal rules.

Public water suppliers in Georgia must comply with the federal Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002. See the national section SECURITY for more information about the Act.

Wastewater treatment facilities and sewage systems may be required ...


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Comparison: State vs. Federal
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