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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Georgia has adopted the federal hazardous waste treatment rules and added several state fees. In addition, treatment facilities must comply with the state's permit application standards. These standards follow the federal permitting rules but have additional public hearing requirements in connection with the application process. See the state section TSDF PERMITS to review the additional state permit requirements.
• Administration and enforcement. DNR's Land Protection Branch administers and enforces the hazardous waste treatment rules in Georgia
Unlike the federal rules, Georgia requires payment of hazardous waste treatment fees.
Generators. Large quantity generators (LQGs) (persons generating 1,000 kilograms (kg) or more of hazardous waste or more than 1 kg of acute hazardous waste per month) are required to pay a per-ton fee for hazardous wastes shipped off-site for treatment or treated on-site (GRR 391-3-19-.03(2) and GRR 391-3-19-.03(3)). Fees are calculated per ton of hazardous ...