Georgia Solid Waste Transporters regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Georgia Solid Waste Transporters: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Solid waste transporters/collectors: Rules and Regulations of the State of Georgia (GRR) 391-3-4-.01, GRR 391-3-4-.02, GRR 391-3-4-.03, and GRR 391-3-4-.06

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Permits: GRR 391-3-4-.02, GRR 391-3-4-.03, and GRR 391-3-4-.06

Commercial waste transporters: GRR 391-3-6-.24

Definitions: GRR 391-3-6-.24(2)

Registration: GRR 391-3-6-.24(4)

Permits and fees: GRR 391-3-6-.24(5), GRR 391-3-6-.24(12), and GRR 391-3-6-.24(13)

Operational requirements: GRR 391-3-6-.24(6)

Manifests: GRR 391-3-6-.24(9) and GRR 391-3-6-.24(10)

Penalties: GRR 391-3-6-.24(15)

Tire transporters: Code of Georgia Annotated (CGA) 12-8-40.1 and GRR 391-3-4-.19

Regulatory Agencies

Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Environmental Protection Division (EPD) Land Protection Branch Solid Waste Management Program

Local government authorities

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. In addition to complying with any applicable U.S. Department of Transportation requirements, Georgia has specific requirements for the transportation of solid (nonhazardous) waste by "commercial" transporters, noncommercial transporters, and tire transporters. Georgia's transporter regulations are in connection with registration, permitting, manifests, and vehicle maintenance.

See the state section SOLID WASTE for information on the management and disposal of solid waste.

Refer to the state section MEDICAL WASTE for more information on the transportation of biomedical waste.

Administration and enforcement. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources' (DNR) Environmental Protection Division (EPD) and local agencies administer and enforce the rules for solid (nonhazardous) waste transporters.

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Governing Law and Regulations
Regulatory Agencies
Comparison: State vs. Federal
State Requirements
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