Georgia Surface Impoundments regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Georgia Surface Impoundments: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste surface impoundment rules: Rules and Regulations of the State of Georgia (GRR) 391-3-11-.10(2) and GRR 391-3-11-.10(1) (interim status)

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

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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Georgia has incorporated by reference the federal surface impoundment rules, including the organic air emissions standards. There are no additional state requirements.

Administration and enforcement. DNR's Land Protection Branch administers and enforces the surface impoundment regulations in Georgia.


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