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Georgia Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Act of 1990 (Georgia)

Eligibility 
Agricultural
Commercial
Construction
Developer
Fed. Government
Fuel Distributor
General Public/Consumer
Industrial
Installer/Contractor
Institutional
Investor-Owned Utility
Local Government
Low-Income Residential
Multi-Family Residential
Municipal/Public Utility
Nonprofit
Residential
Retail Supplier
Rural Electric Cooperative
Schools
State/Provincial Govt
Systems Integrator
Transportation
Tribal Government
Utility
Program Info
State 
Georgia
Program Type 
Environmental Regulations
Siting and Permitting
Provider 
Georgia Department of Natural Resources

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.