Georgia Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Act of 1990 (Georgia)

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Place Georgia


   
Applies to States or Provinces Georgia
Name Georgia Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Act of 1990 (Georgia)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations, Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province



























Program Administrator Georgia Department of Natural Resources
Primary Website http://rules.sos.state.ga.us/cgi-bin/page.cgi?g=GEORGIA_DEPARTMENT_OF_NATURAL_RESOURCES/ENVIRONMENTAL_PROTECTION/SOLID_WASTE_MANAGEMENT/index.html&d=1
Applicable Jurisdiction Statewide


Last Review 2014-09-15


Information Source http://www.dca.state.ga.us/development/EnvironmentalManagement/programs/wastemanage.asp


Summary

The Georgia Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Act (SWMA) of 1990 was implemented in order to improve solid waste management procedures, permitting processes and management throughout the state. The SWMA states that no person shall engage in solid waste or special solid waste handling in Georgia or construct or operate a solid waste handling facility in Georgia without first obtaining a permit from the Director of the Environmental Protection Division.



Policy Contact

Contact Name Mark Smith
Department Georgia Department of Natural Resources
Division Environmental Protection Division




Phone 404-362-2537

Fax 404-362-2580


Contact Name Jeff Crown
Department Georgia Department of Natural Resources
Division Environmental Protection Division
Address 4244 International Parkway Suite 120, Atlanta, GA, 30354



Phone 404-362-2692

Fax 404-362-2693


     

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Georgia Code 12-8-20
Date Effective 2005-07-28



Authority 2: Environmental Rule 391-3-4
Date Effective 2005-07-28


















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