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Georgia State Environmental Contacts - Ga EPD DNR Office, Names and Phone Numbers

EPD Quick-Look Guide

Revised November 2005 - For corrections, additions, or changes, please contact EPD at 404-657-5947.

Key Word Responsible Office Telephone
Abandoned or closed landfillsDistrict OfficeSee District Office
Abandoned waste, drums, etc.Hazardous Waste Management Branch404-656-7802
Above-ground storage tanks
  1. State Fire Marshall
  2. US EPA Emergency Response
  1. 404-656-2064
  2. 800-564-7577
Acid rain (ambient monitoring)
  1. Air Protection Branch, Ambient Monitoring Program
  2. US EPA acid rain hotline (Washington, DC)
  1. 404-363-7006
     
  2. 202-233-9620
   
Administrative Law Judge (ALJ)Office of State Hearings and Appeals404-656-3508
Adopt-A-StreamWatershed Protection Branch404-675-1636
Air toxics
  1. Permitting
  2. Compliance
Air Protection Branch
  1. Stationary Source Permitting Program
  2. Air Toxics Unit
404-363-7022
  1. 404-363-7018
  2. 404-363-7006
Air conditioning Freon recovery
  1. US EPA Region 4 Atlanta
  2. US EPA (Washington, DC)
  1. 404-562-9197
  2. 800-296-1996
Animal feedlot operationsState Soil & Water Conservation Commission
  1. Athens
  2. Atlanta
 
  1. 706-542-3065
  2. 404-656-7538
Animal waste lagoonsDistrict OfficeSee District Office
Animals, dead
  1. Wildlife, endangered species - Reporting
  2. Farm and domestic, poultry - Reporting
District Office
  1. Wildlife Resources Division
  2. Department of Agriculture
See District Office
  1. 478-994-1438
  2. 404-656-3665
AquacultureWildlife Resources Division770-918-6418
Aquatic toxicity
 
  1. Toxicology
  2. Whole Effluent Toxicity
 
  1. Environmental Toxicology Coordinator
  2. Watershed Protection: Permitting Compliance and Enforcement
 
  1. 404-656-4713 or 706-369-6376
  2. 404-362-2680
   
ArchaeologyState Archaeologist404-656-9344
Asbestos (disposal/removal)Lead Paint & Asbestos Program404-363-7026
Automobile emissions
  1. Rules
  2. Enforcement/Inspections
 
  1. Mobile & Area Source Program
  2. Information Hotline
 
  1. 404-363-7028
  2. 800-449-2471
Bacteria (fecal coliform)
  1. Lab results
  2. In drinking water
  3. In rivers and lakes
 
  1. Bacteriology Laboratory
  2. Drinking Water Permitting & Engineering Program
  3. Watershed Planning & Monitoring Program
 
  1. 404-206-5200
  2. 404-656-2750
  3. 404-675-6236
Backflow preventionDrinking Water Compliance Program404-656-2750
Batteries
  1. Household
  2. Commercial reclamation
 
  1. Pollution Prevention Assistance Division
  2. Generator Compliance Program
 
  1. 404-651-5120
  2. 404-657-8831
BIF (Burners/Industrial Furnaces) or boilers
  1. Permitted facility
  2. Unpermitted facility
  3. Air Quality
 
  1. Hazardous Waste Facility Compliance Program
  2. Hazardous Waste Generator Compliance Program
  3. Air Protection Stationary Source Compliance Program
 
  1. 404-656-2833
  2. 404-657-8831
  3. 404-363-7018
Biomedical waste - disposalSolid Waste Management Program404-362-2692
BlastingState Fire Marshall's Office404-656-2064
Blocking stream flow
  1. US Army Corps of Engineers, Regulatory Branch
  2. US Army Corps of Engineers, Atlanta Office
  1. 800-448-2402
  2. 404-763-7933
Boat dock construction
  1. Lakes, rivers
  2. Lakes, rivers
  3. Marshland
 
  1. US Army Corps of Engineers, Regulatory Branch
  2. US Army Corps of Engineers, Atlanta Office
  3. Coastal Resources Division
 
  1. 800-448-2402
  2. 404-763-7933
  3. 912-264-7218
Boil water advisoriesDrinking Water Compliance Program404-656-2750
Bottled waterDepartment of Agriculture404-656-3621
Brownfields
  1. Hazardous Waste Facilities Compliance Program
  2. US EPA Region 4 Atlanta
  1. 404-656-2833
  2. 404-562-8660
Buffer areas along streamsWatershed Protection: Non-point Source Program404-675-6240
Cancer and illness clustersAgency for Toxic Substance and Disease Registry/CDC404-639-3311
Car washes - discharges, water recyclingWatershed Protection: Industrial Wastewater404-362-2680
CarcinogenEnvironmental Toxicology Coordinator
  1. Atlanta office
  2. Athens office
 
  1. 404-656-4713
  2. 706-369-6376
Cemetery registration and removal 404-656-3079
CERCLA sitesHazardous Waste Facilities Compliance Program404-656-2833
CFCs (chlorofluorocarbons, Freon)
  1. US EPA Region 4 Atlanta
  2. US EPA (Washington, DC)
  1. 404-562-9206 404-562-9213
  2. 800-296-1996
Chemical releases into airAir Protection Ambient Monitoring Program404-363-7006
Clean Air ForceEnvironmental Protection Division800-449-2471
Clean and BeautifulDepartment of Community Affairs404-679-4910
Clean-up regulations for hazardous wastesHazardous Waste Corrective Action Program404-656-7802
Clear cutting a forestGeorgia Forestry Commission478-751-3500
Coal ash disposalLand Protection: Solid Waste Management Program404-362-2692
Coastal erosionCoastal Resources Division912-264-7218
Color problems in streamsState Operations Center (Atlanta area number)
State Operations Center (statewide number)
404-656-4300
800-241-4113
Commercial hazardous waste facilities
  1. Treatment, Storage and Disposal
  2. Transporters
 
  1. Hazardous Waste Facilities Compliance Program
  2. Hazardous Waste Generator Compliance Program
 
  1. 404-656-2833
  2. 404-657-8831
Commissioner's Office (Georgia Department of Natural Resources)Commissioner404-656-3500
Community reservoir assistanceWater Resources Management Program404-656-3094
Community-Right-To-Know ProgramEmergency Response Program404-656-6905
Composting household wastesDepartment of Community Affairs404-679-4950
Composting sludge permitsWatershed Protection: Engineering & Technical Support Program404-675-6232
Conditionally exempt hazardous waste generatorsHazardous Waste Management: Generator Compliance Program404-657-8831
Corps of EngineersUS Army Corps of Engineers, Regulatory Branch
US Army Corps of Engineers, Atlanta office
800-448-2402
404-562-5011
Corrective action
  1. Hazardous waste
  2. Underground storage tanks
 
  1. Hazardous Waste Management: Corrective Action Program
  2. Land Protection: UST Management Program
 
  1. 404-656-7802
  2. 404-362-2687
Creosote remediationHazardous Waste Management: Generator Compliance Program404-657-8831
Criminal investigationCriminal Investigation Unit404-244-2363
Cross connections/backflow preventionDrinking Water Compliance Program404-656-2750
   
Dam constructionWater Resources: Safe Dams Program404-362-2678
Damming a streamWater Resources: Safe Dams Program404-362-2678
Dams operated by Corps of EngineersUS Army Corps of Engineers, Dam Safety Program
US Army Corps of Engineers, Atlanta Office
800-543-2021
404-562-5011
Dams operated by Georgia PowerGeorgia Power Company404-506-6526
Dams operated by Tennessee Valley AuthorityTennessee Valley Authority423-751-0011
Delisting petitions
  1. USTs
  2. Hazardous Waste
 
  1. Land Protection Underground Storage Tank Program
  2. Hazardous Waste Corrective Action Program
 
  1. 404-362-2687
  2. 404-656-7802
Department of Community Affairs 404-679-4940
Development in floodplainsWater Resources: Floodplain Unit404-656-6382
Discharge permits from industrial/commercial areasWatershed Protection: Permitting, Compliance & Enforcement Program404-362-2680
Disposal of hazardous wastesHazardous Waste Management: Corrective Action Program404-656-7802
Disposal of household chemicalsPollution Prevention Assistance Division (DNR) 404-651-5120
District Offices
  • Coastal District Office (Brunswick)
One Conservation Way, Brunswick 31520912-264-7284
  • Coastal District Office (Savannah)
6555 Abercorn St Suite 130, Savannah 31405912-353-3225
  • East Central District Office (Augusta)
1885-A Tobacco Rd, Augusta 30906706-792-7744
  • Mountain District Office (Cartersville)
PO Box 3250, 16 Center Road, Cartersville 30120770-387-4900
  • Mountain District Office (Atlanta)
4244 International Parkway, Suite 114 Atlanta 30354404-362-2671
  • Northeast District Office (Athens)
745 Gaines School Road, Athens 30605706-369-6376
  • Southwest District Office (Albany)
2024 Newton Rd, Albany 31701229-430-4144
  • West Central District Office (Macon)
2640 Shurling Drive, Macon 31211478-751-6612

Drainage (flooded streets)Local planning or public works departmentsCheck County listings
Drillers of water wells, regulation ofWater Resources 404-656-3214
Drinking water regulationsWater Resources: Drinking Water Compliance Program404-656-2750
Drinking water taste and odor
  1. Private wells
  2. Public water systems-Well/springs
  3. Public water systems-Surface water
 
  1. County Health Department
  2. District Office
  3. Drinking Water Compliance Program
 
  1. Check County listings
  2. See District Office
  3. 404-656-4807
Drinking water Hot LineUS EPA (Washington, DC)800-426-4791
Dry cleaners hazardous wasteHazardous Waste Management: Generator Compliance Program404-657-8831
Dumping hazardous wasteHazardous Waste Management Branch404-656-7802
Dumping near streamsDistrict OfficeSee District Office
Dumps
  1. solid waste or landfills
  2. hazardous waste
 
  1. Local Governments -or- District Office
  2. Hazardous Waste Management Program
 
  1. See District Office
  2. 404-656-7802
Dust in outside airDistrict OfficeSee District Office
Electromagnetic fields
  1. Department of Human Resources
  2. US EPA Hotline (Washington, DC)
  1. 404-657-5400
  2. 800-EMF-2383
Emergencies, 24 hour reporting
  1. State Operations Center (Atlanta area number)
    State Operations Center (statewide number)
  2. US EPA Emergency Response
  1. 404-656-4300
    800-241-4113
  2. 404-562-8700
Environmental healthDepartment of Human Resources404-657-6534
Environmental Protection AgencyUS EPA Region 4 Atlanta404-562-9900
Environmental toxicologyEnvironmental Toxicology Coordinator
  1. Atlanta office
  2. Athens office
 
  1. 404-656-4713
  2. 706-369-6376
Erosion and sedimentation control problems & complaints
  1. Local issuing authority
  2. Watershed Protection: Erosion & Sedimentation Control Unit
  3. EPD District Office
  4. State Soil & Water Conservation Commission
  1. Check County listings
  2. 404-675-6240
  3. See District Office
  4. 770-761-3020
Excluded waste (Appendix IV-RCRA)Hazardous Waste Management: Facilities Compliance Program404-656-2833
Farm water useWater Resources Management Program404-656-3094
Fees
  1. Air Title V Permit fees
  2. Drinking water service fees
  3. Hazardous waste fees
  4. Solid waste/Scrap tires
 
  1. Air Protection Planning & Support Program
  2. Drinking Water Permitting Program
  3. Hazardous Site Response Program
  4. Solid Waste Management Program
 
  1. 404-363-7000
  2. 404-656-4807
  3. 404-657-8600
  4. 404-362-2692
Financial assurance: landfills, surface minesLand Protection Branch: Solid Waste Management Program404-362-2692
Financial responsibility: hazardous waste sitesHazardous Waste Management: Corrective Action Program404-656-7802
Fires - industrial facilities, hazardous materials, tiresState Operations Center (Atlanta area number)
State Operations Center (statewide number)
404-656-4300
800-241-4113
Fish kills
  1. Non-emergency
  2. Emergency
 
  1. EPD District Office
  2. State Operations Center (Atlanta)
    State Operations Center (statewide number)
 
  1. See District Office
  2. 404-656-4300
    800-241-4113
Fish safe to eatEnvironmental Toxicology Coordinator
  1. Atlanta office
  2. Athens office
 
  1. 404-656-4713
  2. 706-369-6376
Flood mapsFloodplain Unit404-656-6382
Fluorescent lights disposalHazardous Waste Generator Compliance Program404-657-8831
Fluoridation
  1. Drinking Water Permitting Program
  2. Department of Human Resources
  1. 404-656-4807
  2. 404-894-6644
Freon recovery
  1. US EPA Region 4 Atlanta
  2. US EPA (Washington, DC)
  1. 404-562-9206 or 404-562-9213
  2. 800-296-1996
Fuel spill or leakState Operations Center (Atlanta area number)
State Operations Center (statewide number)
404-656-4300
800-241-4113
Gasoline, Stage I & II vapor recoveryAir Protection: Mobile & Area Source Program404-363-7028
Gauging stations (streams)US Geological Survey404-903-9100
Generators of hazardous wasteHazardous Waste: Generator Compliance Program
  • large, small, conditionally exempt generators
404-657-8831
Georgia Environmental Facilities Authority (GEFA)
  • loans and grants for wastewater, drinking water, and solid waste
 Georgia Environmental Facilities Authority (GEFA)404-656-0938
Georgia Environmental Policy Act (GEPA)Emergency Response Program404-656-6905
Geographic information systems (GIS)Water Resources Branch 404-656-3214
Georgia Clean and BeautifulDepartment of Community Affairs404-679-4910
Government facilities generating hazardous wasteHazardous Waste: Facility Compliance Program404-656-2833
GreenspaceDepartment of Natural Resources404-656-3500
Grants
  1. Scrap tire clean-up, education/enforcement
  2. Clean Water Act Section 319 non-point sources
 
  1. Scrap Tire Unit
  2. Nonpoint Source Program
 
  1. 404-363-7026
  2. 404-675-6240
Groundwater problemsDrinking Water Compliance Program404-656-2750
Groundwater withdrawalsWater Resources Management Program404-656-3094
Hazardous material spillsState Operations Center (Atlanta area number)
State Operations Center (statewide number)
404-656-4300
800-241-4113
Hazardous materials permit and transportingState Fire Marshal404-656-9798
Hazardous Site Inventory (HSI)Hazardous Waste Management: Hazardous Site Response Program404-657-8600
Hazardous waste
  1. Compliance officers
  2. Generator EPA ID numbers
  3. Household
  4. Incinerator, burning
  5. Manifesting
  6. Marketers
  7. Public outreach
  8. Treatment, storage, disposal
  9. Waste reduction plans
 
  1. Hazardous Waste Corrective Action Program
  2. Hazardous Waste Corrective Action Program
  3. Pollution Prevention Assistance Division
  4. Hazardous Waste Facilities Compliance Program
  5. Hazardous Waste Generator Compliance Program
  6. Hazardous Waste Facilities Compliance Program
  7. Hazardous Waste Facilities Compliance Program
  8. Hazardous Waste Facilities Compliance Program
  9. Hazardous Waste Corrective Action Program
 
  1. 404-657-8679
  2. 404-656-7802
  3. 404-651-5120
  4. 404-656-2833
  5. 404-657-8831
  6. 404-657-8688
  7. 404-657-8688
  8. 404-656-7802
  9. 404-656-7802
Incinerators
  1. Burning hazardous waste
  2. Burning solid waste
  3. Air emissions
 
  1. Hazardous Waste Facilities Compliance Program Hazardous Waste Generator Compliance Program
  2. Solid Waste Management Program
  3. Air Protection Stationary Source Compliance Program
 
  1. 404-656-2833
    404-657-8831
  2. 404-362-2692
  3. 404-363-7018
Indoor air quality, pollution
  1. US EPA Region 4 Atlanta
  2. US EPA Indoor Air Information Clearinghouse
  3. US OSHA (workplace air only)
  1. 404-562-9105
  2. 800-438-4318
  3. 770-493-6644
Industrial wastewater treatment plantsWatershed Protection: Industrial Wastewater Unit404-362-2680
Industrial furnaces (hazardous waste only)Hazardous Waste Management: Facilities Compliance Program404-656-2833
Irrigation water useWater Resources Management Program404-656-3094
Laboratory
  1. accreditation (commercial labs)
  2. certification (drinking water)
  3. State environmental
 
  1. Quality Assurance Program
  2. Drinking Water Compliance Program
  3. EPD Laboratory
 
  1. 404-657-5739
  2. 404-656-4807
  3. 404-206-5269
Lake draining/filling
  1. dam structure
  2. water quality
 
  1. Safe Dams Program
  2. Watershed Planning and Monitoring Program
 
  1. 404-362-2678
  2. 404-675-6236
Land disturbing activity permitsWatershed Protection: Erosion & Sedimentation Unit404-675-6240
Landfills
  1. abandoned or closed
  2. assessments: new and existing sites
  3. complaints
  4. disposal ban (lead-acid batteries, appliances, waste oil, tires, yard waste)
  5. lists of
  6. permitting (non-hazardous) - sanitary, new site, horizontal or vertical expansion
 
  1. District Office
  2. Solid Waste Management Program
  3. District Office
  4. Land Protection Planning & Administrative Support Program
  5. Land Protection Planning & Administrative Support Program
  6. Solid Waste Management Program
 
  1. See District Office
  2. 404-362-2692
  3. See District Office
  4. 404-362-2537
  5. 404-362-2537
  6. 404-362-2692
Lead & copper (in water)Drinking Water Compliance Program404-656-2750
Lead monitoring (air emissions)Ambient Monitoring Program404-363-7006
Lead-based paint
  1. removal, training & certification
  2. information hotlines
  3. generation or disposal of over 220 pounds
 
  1. Land Protection Lead-based Paint & Asbestos Program
  2. National Lead Information Center US EPA Lead Hotline
  3. Hazardous Waste Generator Compliance Program
 
  1. 404-363-7026
  2. 800-424-5323
    800-532-3394
  3. 404-657-8831
Leak detection (water pipes)Drinking Water Compliance Program404-656-2750
Maps
  1. Geologic/topographic
  2. Soils
 
  1. Water Resources Branch
  2. Natural Resources Conservation Service
 
  1. 404-656-3214
  2. 706-546-2278
Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)Emergency Response Program404-656-6905
Medical waste incinerators


(also see biomedical waste disposal)

 
  1. Air Protection Stationary Source Compliance Program
  2. Solid Waste Management Program
 
  1. 404-363-7018
  2. 404-362-2692
Mercury (from thermometers and thermostats)
  1. Land Protection Planning & Administrative Support Program
  2. Pollution Prevention Assistance Division
  1. 404-363-7026
  2. 404-651-5120
Mining claimsWater Resources Branch404-656-3214
Mining permitsLand Protection: Solid Waste Management Program404-362-2692
Mixed waste (hazardous/radioactive waste mixture)Hazardous Waste: Generator Compliance Program404-657-8831
Motor Oil Used (household quantities)Pollution Prevention Assistance Division404-651-5120
Mountain Protection ActDepartment of Community Affairs404-679-4950
Municipal wastewater lift stationsWatershed Protection: Permitting Compliance & Enforcement Program404-362-2680
Municipal sewer lines design & constructionWatershed Protection: Engineering & Technical Support Program404-675-6232
Natural gas deregulationPublic Service Commission404-657-8767
Noise pollution

Airport noise

County Health Department

Federal Aviation Administration

Check County listings

404-305-7200

Nonpoint dischargeWatershed Protection: Nonpoint Source Program404-675-6240
NPDES (wastewater) permitsWatershed Protection: Permitting Compliance & Enforcement Program404-362-2680
NPL (National Priority List) sitesHazardous Waste Management Branch404-656-7802
Nuclear powerEnvironmental Radiation Program404-362-2675
Odors, wastewater treatment plants
  1. Watershed Protection: Permitting Compliance & Enforcement Program
  2. District Office
  1. 404-362-2680
  2. See District Office
Oil and gas wells and drillingWater Resources Branch (UIC Coordinator)404-656-3214
Oil spillsState Operations Center (Atlanta)
Statewide number
404-656-4300
800-241-4113
Open burning
  1. District Office
  2. Air Protection Stationary Source Compliance Program
  1. See District Office
  2. 404-363-7018
Operator training
  1. Landfill
  2. Wastewater/water systems
 
  1. Land Protection: Planning & Administrative Support Program
  2. Georgia Water & Wastewater Institute
 
  1. 404-363-7026
  2. 770-836-6656
OSHAUS Occupational Safety and Health Administration404-562-2300
Ozone monitoringAir Protection: Ambient Monitoring Program404-363-7006
Ozone (stratospheric ozone protection)US EPA (Washington, DC)800-296-1996
Paint fumes - outsideDistrict OfficeSee District Office
Paint waste
  1. <220 pounds (100 kg)
  2. >220 pounds (100 kg)
 
  1. Lead-Based Paint & Asbestos Program
  2. Hazardous Waste: Generator Compliance Program
 
  1. 404-363-7026
  2. 404-657-8831
Pesticides
  1. disposal
  2. use or misuse of pesticides
  3. container disposal & recycling plastic containers
  4. general information
 
  1. Hazardous Waste: Generator Compliance Program
  2. Department of Agriculture, Pesticide Division
  3. Pollution Prevention Assistance Division
  4. US EPA Hotline (Washington, DC)
 
  1. 404-657-8831
  2. 404-656-4958
  3. 404-651-5120
  4. 800-858-7378
Petroleum contaminated soilsLand Protection: Solid Waste Management Program404-362-2692
   
Pollution index
  1. Automated
  2. Questions
 
  1. Air Protection Ambient Monitoring Program
  2. Air Protection Ambient Monitoring Program
 
  1. 404-362-4909
  2. 404-363-7006
Pollution prevention 
  1. Pollution Prevention Assistance Division
  2. US EPA Pollution Prevention Hotline (Washington, DC)
 
  1. 404-651-5120
  2. 800-685-2443
    800-476-8686
Pond weedsWildlife Resources Division770-918-6418
Pretreatment permits (Industrial wastewater)Watershed Protection: Permitting & Compliance Program404-362-2680
Proposed rules and regulations, mailing listCustomer Assistance Program404-657-5947
888-373-5947
PSCPublic Service Commission404-656-4562
Public water system permitsDrinking Water Permitting & Engineering Program404-656-4807
Public informationCustomer Assistance Program404-657-5947
888-373-5947
Quarries (rock, aggregate) complaintsDistrict OfficeSee District Office
Radiation, radioactive waste or by-productsEnvironmental Radiation Program404-362-2675
Radioactive/hazardous waste mixtureHazardous Waste: Generator Compliance Program404-657-8831
Radioactive materials licensingRadioactive Materials Program404-362-2675
Radon
  1. Southface Energy Institute (under contract to Pollution Prevention Assistance Division)
  2. Department of Human Resources Public Health Division
  3. US EPA Region 4 Atlanta
  4. US EPA Radon Hot-Line
  1. 404-872-3549
    800-745-0037
  2. 404-657-6522
  3. 404-562-9145
  4. 800-SOS-RADON
Rainfall dataNational Climatic Data Center, UGA706-542-6067
RCRA hotlineUS EPA (Washington, DC)800-424-9346
Rechannelization of streamsUS Army Corps of Engineers, Regulatory Branch
US Army Corps of Engineers, Atlanta office
800-448-2402
404-763-7933
Recycling
  1. hazardous waste facility (permitted)
  2. hazardous waste facility (unpermitted)
  3. household hazardous waste
  4. household waste, recycling locations
 
  1. Hazardous Waste Facilities Compliance Program
  2. Hazardous Waste Generator Compliance Program
  3. Pollution Prevention Assistance Division
  4. Department of Community Affairs
 
  1. 404-656-2833
  2. 404-657-8831
  3. 404-651-5120
  4. 404-679-4950
Regional reservoirsWater Resources Management404-656-3094
Regulations, copies ofCustomer Assistance Program404-657-5947
888-373-5947
Release reporting
  1. emergency chemical
  2. hazardous waste
  3. wastewater
 
  1. State Operations Center (Atlanta area number)
    State Operations Center (statewide number)
  2. Hazardous Sites Response Program
  3. Water Protection Permitting Compliance & Enforcement Program
 
  1. 404-656-4300
    800-241-4113
  2. 404-657-8600
  3. 404-362-2680
Risk assessment
  1. general information
  2. hazardous waste
  3. Superfund (HSRA)
 
  1. Environmental Toxicology Coordinator
    Atlanta office
    Athens office
  2. Risk Assessment Unit
  3. Hazardous Sites Response Program
 
  1. 404-656-4713
    706-369-6376
  2. 404-656-7802
  3. 404-657-8600
River basin management planningWatershed Planning and Monitoring Program404-675-6236
River clean-up/Adopt-A-StreamAdopt-A-Stream Program404-675-1636
River Corridor/Mountain Protection ActDepartment of Community Affairs404-679-4950
SARA (Superfund Act Reauthorization Amendments) Title III Information
  1. Community Right-to-Know Program
  2. EPA Hotline (Washington, DC)
  1. 404-656-6905
  2. 800-424-9346
Scrap tiresLand Protection: Scrap Tire Program 404-362-2537
Sediment in streams due to developmentWatershed Protection: Erosion & Sedimentation Unit404-675-6240
Septic systems
  1. domestic or household
  2. non-domestic
 
  1. County Health Department
  2. Water Resources Branch
 
  1. Check County listings
  2. 404-656-3214
Septic tank problemsCounty Health DepartmentCheck County listings
SERC (State Emergency Response Commission)Community Right-to-Know Program404-656-6905
Sewage spills and leaksDistrict OfficeSee District Office
Sewage treatment plantsWatershed Protection: Permitting, Compliance & Enforcement Program404-362-2680
   
Sludge, sewerage
  • approval/review of sludge management plans/specs for LAS systems
Watershed Protection: Engineering & Technical Support Program404-675-6232
Small business technical assistanceAir Protection: Planning & Support Program404-363-7000
Small quantity generatorsHazardous Waste: Generator Compliance Program404-657-8831
Smoke, outside or industrialDistrict OfficeSee District Office
Smoke schoolAir Protection: Planning & Support Program404-363-7000
Soils, information or mapsNatural Resources Conservation Service706-546-2278
Soil remediation
  1. Solid waste
  2. Hazardous waste
  3. UST, petroleum contamination
 
  1. Hazardous Waste: Solid Waste Management Program
  2. Hazardous Waste: Corrective Action Program
  3. Land Protection: Underground Storage Tank Management Program
 
  1. 404-362-2692
  2. 404-656-7802
  3. 404-362-2687
Soil and waterSoil and Water Conservation Commission706-542-3065
Solid wasteLand Protection: Solid Waste Management Program404-362-2692
Solid waste feesLand Protection: Planning & Administrative Support Program404-362-2537
Source reductionPollution Prevention Assistance Division404-651-5120
Spills (oil, chemical, etc.)State Operations Center (Atlanta)
State Operations Center (statewide number)
404-656-4300
800-241-4113
State ClearinghouseDepartment of Administrative Services404-656-3855
State superfund programHazardous Waste: Hazardous Sites Response Program404-657-8600
State waters, buffer varianceWatershed Protection: Erosion & Sedimentation Control Unit404-675-6240
Storage of  hazardous waste: facilities/permitsHazardous Waste: Facilities Compliance Program404-656-2833
Storm water runoffWatershed Protection Nonpoint Source Program404-675-6240
Streams, studies/classificationWatershed Protection Watershed Planning & Monitoring Program404-675-6236
Streams, water quality complaints
  1. Watershed Protection Permitting, Compliance & Enforcement Program
  2. District Office
  1. 404-362-2680
  2. See District Office
Street drainageCounty/City Public Works DepartmentCheck County listings
Surface mining, complaints or reclamationLand Protection: Solid Waste Management Program404-362-2692
Surface water withdrawalsWater Resources Management Program404-656-3094
Tax Exemptions
  1. Sales/Use tax for Pollution Control
  2. Property tax for Water and Air Pollution Control Equipment
 
  1. Department of Revenue
  2. EPD Director's office
 
  1. 404-656-4060
  2. 404-656-4713
Technical guidance documents, copies ofCustomer Assistance Program404-657-5947
888-373-5947
Tire dumps, clean-up
  1. Land Protection: Scrap Tire Program
  2. District Office
  1. 404-363-7026
  2. See District Office
Tire fireState Operations Center (Atlanta area number)
State Operations Center (statewide number)
404-656-4300
800-241-4113
Title IIICommunity Right-to-Know Program404-656-6905
Title V air permitsAir Protection: Stationary Source Permitting Program404-363-7022
Topographic mapsWater Resources Branch404-656-3214
Toxic chemical spillsState Operations Center (Atlanta area number)
State Operations Center (statewide number)
404-656-4300
800-241-4113
Toxics release inventory (TRI)Community Right-To-Know Program404-656-6905
Transportation spillsState Operations Center (Atlanta area number)
State Operations Center (statewide number)
404-656-4300
800-241-4113
Transporters
  • Hazardous waste
Hazardous Waste: Generator Compliance Program404-657-8831
  • Hazardous Materials Transportation Permits (required only for radioactive materials, PCBs, and/or liquefied natural gas (not propane)
Department of Public Safety404-624-7210, 7211
  • Hazardous Materials Transportation Carrier Regulations (49 CFR)
Department of Public Safety404-624-7210, 7211
  • HazMat Registration
US Department of Transportation800-942-6990
  • HazMat Safety Fitness Permit (Form MCS-150B)
US Department of Transportation800-832-5660
  • Garbage (permit by rule)
Land Protection: Solid Waste Management Program404-362-2692
  • Radioactive materials
Environmental Radiation Program404-362-2675

Trash haulers, blowing garbageCity/County Code Enforcment office or County sheriffCheck County listings
Treatment of hazardous waste facilities/permitsHazardous Waste: Facilities Compliance Program404-656-2833
Truck washing, discharges or water recyclingWatershed Protection: Industrial Wastewater Unit404-362-2680
Trust deeds, conveying public water systemWater Resources: Drinking Water Permitting Program404-656-4807
Underground injection control (UIC)Water Resources Branch 404-656-3214
Underground storage tanksLand Protection: Underground Storage Tank  Management Program404-362-2687
Urban stream qualityWatershed Protection: Watershed Planning & Monitoring Program404-675-6236
Urban RunoffWatershed Protection: Nonpoint Source Program404-675-6240
Used oil
  1. fuel facility, non-household
  2. household (motor oil)
 
  1. Hazardous Waste: Facilities Compliance Program (permitted)
    Hazardous Waste: Generator Compliance Program (non-permitted)
  2. Pollution Prevention Assistance Division
 
  1. 404-656-2833
    404-657-8831
  2. 404-651-5120
UtilitiesPublic Service Commission404-559-6600
Vapor recoveryAir Protection: Mobile & Area Source Program404-363-7028
Variance, stream buffersWatershed Protection: Erosion & Sedimentation Unit404-675-6240
Vehicle emissions
  1. inspection information
  2. problems with inspections
  3. rules for enforcement/inspections
 
  1. Clean Air Force Information Hotline
  2. Clean Air Force Headquarters
  3. Air Protection: Mobile & Area Source Program
 
  1. 800-449-2471
  2. 770-421-9051
  3. 404-363-7028
Visible emissions schoolAir Protection: Planning & Support Program404-363-7014
VOCs (volatile organic compounds)Air Protection Branch404-363-7000
Vulnerability assessments, public water systemsWater Resources: Drinking Water Compliance Program404-656-4807
Waste reduction
  1. municipal landfills
  2. household, industrial, commercial
 
  1. Land Protection: Planning & Administrative Support Program
  2. Pollution Prevention Assistance Division
 
  1. 404-363-7026
  2. 404-651-5120
Wastewater treatment (municipal & industrial)Watershed Protection: Permitting Compliance & Enforcement Program404-362-2680
Water-borne illnesses (e.g., giardia) from drinking waterWater Resources: Drinking Water Compliance Program404-656-4807
Water conservationWater Resources: Drinking Water Compliance Program404-656-4807
Water pollution in pondsWatershed Planning & Monitoring Program404-675-6236
Water quality education
  1. Adopt-a-Stream Program
  2. Project WET
  1. 404-675-1636
  2. 404-675-1762
Water quality standards, studiesWatershed Protection: Watershed Planning & Monitoring Program404-675-6236
Water system plans & specificationsWater Resources: Drinking Water Permitting & Engineering Program404-656-2750
Watershed protection
  1. resource management
  2. quality
 
  1. Water Resources Management Program
  2. Watershed Protection: Watershed Planning & Monitoring Program
 
  1. 404-656-3094
  2. 404-675-6236
Well water problems
  1. Private (individual wells)
  2. Public
 
  1. County Health Department
  2. Drinking Water Compliance Program
 
  1. Check County listings
  2. 404-656-4807
Wellhead protection (public wells) 
  1. Water Resources Branch
  2. Water Resources: Drinking Water Compliance Program
 
  1. 404-656-3214
  2. 404-656-4807
Water use restrictionsWater Resources: Drinking Water Permitting & Engineering Program404-656-2750
Water well permitting (public)Water Resources: Drinking Water Permitting & Engineering Program404-656-2750
Wetlands
  1. general information
     
  2. 404 permits
 
  1. Watershed Protection: Nonpoint Source Program
    US EPA Hotline (Washington, DC)
    US EPA Region 4 Wetlands Information
  2. 401 Certification US Army Corps of Engineers, Regulatory Branch
    US Army Corps of Engineers, Atlanta Office
 
  1. 404-675-6240
    800-832-7828
    404-562-9408
  2. 800-448-2402
    404-763-7933
Wetlands mapsWater Resources Branch404-656-3214
Yard trimming
  1. ban from disposing into landfills
  2. disposal enforcement
  3. technical assistance
 
  1. Land Protection: Solid Waste Management Program
  2. District Office
  3. Department of Community Affairs
 
  1. 404-362-2692
  2. See District Office
  3. 404-679-4940
X-rays (radiation monitoring)Radioactive Materials Program404-362-2675

 

This page was updated on 30-Mar-2016