Governing Law and Regulations
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. Owners and operators of land treatment facilities in Georgia must comply with the federal land treatment rules, which Georgia has incorporated by reference into its hazardous waste management regulations. There are no additional state requirements.
• Administration and enforcement. DNR's Land Protection Branch administers and enforces the land treatment facility requirements in Georgia.