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State Resources

The Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) is the main environmental enforcement agency in the state. Georgia closely follows federal environmental regulations.

Compliance Considerations

The following links provide Georgia specific guidance and fact sheets for environmental compliance within the state.

Air – EPD Air Protection Branch

Automotive – Automotive Recyclers Association GA specific fact sheets on auto related environmental topics

Common Violations - 10 Most Common Hazardous Waste (RCRA) Violations in Georgia

Dry Cleaners – Environmental Guide for GA Dry Cleaners

Enforcement – EPD Enforcement page

Hazardous Waste – EPD hazardous waste page with links to forms and technical guidance

Scrap Tires – EPD scrap tires page

Small Business Assistance Program – GA small business assistance with environmental regulations

Storage Tanks – EPD requirements for registration of USTs

Waste Fluorescent Lamps – EPD information on managing waste mercury-containing lamps

Water  – EPD water program page with a link to NDPES permitting

Sustainability and Reducing Compliance Risk

Waste Reduction  – EPD waste reduction program page

The state resources provide retail-relevant state regulatory information and resources. The State Matrices page has more detailed information on variations in key state regulations such as hazardous waste, consumer bag legislation, e-waste and more.