Ga. Code § 12-14-3

Current through 2023-2024 Legislative Session Chapter 709
Section 12-14-3 - Notification of Environmental Protection Division of spill or release; exceptions; development of procedures to notify other governmental agencies
(a) Any person owning or having control over any oil or hazardous substance who has knowledge of any spill or release of such oil or who has knowledge of any spill or release of such hazardous substance in a quantity equal to or exceeding the reportable quantity or who has knowledge of a spill or release of an unknown quantity of oil or a hazardous substance shall immediately notify the division through the Department of Natural Resources Emergency Operations Center as soon as that person knows of the spill or release.
(b) This Code section shall not apply to:
(1) The application of a pesticide product registered under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act, 7 U.S.C. Section 136, et seq., or the Georgia Pesticide Control Act, Code Section 2-7-50, et seq., or both, when the application of such pesticide is made in a manner consistent with its label or labeling; or
(2) Air emissions from animal waste, including decomposing animal waste, at a farm.
(c) The division shall develop procedures to provide notice to other state, federal, or local governmental agencies.

OCGA § 12-14-3

Amended by 2019 Ga. Laws 188,§ 2, eff. 7/1/2019.