A Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources


Georgia's Asbestos Program administers the Georgia Asbestos Removal and Encapsulation Rule by regulating activities that disturb asbestos. Georgia EPD also works with U.S. EPA Region 4 to administer the federal National Emissions Standard for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for Asbestos and the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA).

The program enforces these regulations by:

GEOS, the Georgia EPD Online System, is now available for all asbestos applications and notifications.

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