Governing Law and Regulations
Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Environmental Protection Division (EPD) Land Protection Branch Hazardous Waste Management Program
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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Georgia's rules for hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) include the federal rules and some more stringent state requirements in connection with permit application standards, hazardous waste management fees, and pollution prevention requirements. The state also allows TSDFs more financial mechanisms for demonstrating financial assurance, provided the protection provided by the mechanism equals that of a federal financial mechanism.
• Administration and enforcement. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources' (DNR) Land Protection Branch ...