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Natural Resources, Department of, Environmental Protection Division

Total entries: 112   (Listed alphabetically by title)


0462-020 | Consumer Confidence Reports

Description:  Reports from water utilities documenting operations and overall water quality.

Retention:  1 year

Vital Record:  FALSE


0462-0045 | Corrective Action Files—Environmental Contamination & Cleanup

Description:  Documents related to contamination and cleanup at facilities/sites. Includes RCRA, RCRA Department of Defense, Hazardous Site Inventory, Brownfields, Underground Storage Tank Corrective Action & Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) facilities. May include records of sampling, soil analysis, groundwater analysis, site investigation reports/workplans, corrective action plans, remedy/construction plans, risk assessments, environmental covenants, environmental indicators memoranda, no further action letters, approval letters, site investigations, preliminary assessments, records of decision, remedy design, remedial action documents, records of deletion, environmental covenants, reuse options, public participation, 5-year reviews, prospective purchaser corrective action plans, limitation of liability letters, cost certification information, analytical data, investigation plans, monitoring reports.

Retention:  40 years


1978-0208 | County Landfill Compliance and Operation Files

Description:  Documents relating to the inspection of solid waste handling facilities.

Retention:  Permanent

Vital Record:  FALSE


1973-0586 | County Landfill Files

Description:  Records documenting compliance with state law, rules, and regulations for landfill operation and waste disposal.

Retention:  Central Office: Permanent. Field Offices: 2 years after landfill is complete

Vital Record:  FALSE


0462-0047 | Delisted Hazardous Site Inventory (HSi) Files

Description:  Documents related to contamination and cleanup at facilities/sites that have been removed (delisted) from the State HSI. May include records of releases, sampling, soil analysis, groundwater analysis, site investigation reports/workplans, corrective action plans, remedy/construction plans, risk assessments, environmental covenants, delisting letters.

Retention:  30 years


1979-070 | Director’s SubJect Files, Environmental Protection Division

Description:  Documents relating to the administration of the Environmental Protection Division in the department.

Retention:  Permanent

Vital Record:  FALSE


0462-031 | Disinfection Byproducts Files

Description:  Includes DDBP monitoring plans and DDBP monitoring requirements

Retention:  12 years

Vital Record:  FALSE


0462-030 | Disinfection Byproducts Lab Results Files

Description:  Lab results analyzing the byproducts of disinfecting drinking water to remove contaminants.

Retention:  12 years

Vital Record:  FALSE


0462-0069 | Drinking Water - Source Water Assessments & Well Head Assessments

Description:  Documents relating to the Wellhead Protection & Source Water Assessments

Retention:  22 years


0462-0073 | Drinking Water Compliance Files

Description:  May include compliance correspondence, laboratory results, compliance, laboratory certification, Inactive lead & copper, Surface Water Sanitary Surveys, Interim Enhanced Surface Water Treatment, reports and correspondence. Excludes monthly operating reports under 1979-069.

Retention:  12 years


0462-0074 | Drinking Water Engineering Files Designs, Operations, and Manuals

Description:  Drinking Water Engineering Files Designs, Operations, and Manuals

Retention:  1 year after approval


0462-0071 | Drinking Water Permitting Files—Inactive Facilities

Description:  Drinking Water documents relating to Permitting. May include Water System issued permit, permit application, permit modifications/renewals, public participation documentation (public hearings), and permit correspondence.

Retention:  12 years


0462-0070 | Drinking Water Permitting Files—Active Facilities

Description:  Drinking Water documents relating to Permitting. May include water System issued permit, permit application, permit modifications/renewals, public participation documentation (public hearings), and permit correspondence.

Retention:  22 years


0462-0075 | Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Correspondence and Reports

Description: 

Retention:  20 years


0462-0072 | Drinking Water Trust Indentures

Description:  Drinking Water Trust Indentures

Retention:  Until superseded or terminated


0462-0068 | Drinking Water Water Well Drillers and Pump Installer correspondence, complaints, investigations, en

Description:  Documents relating to water well standards licensing of water well drillers and pump installers. May include Well Drillers and Pump Installers correspondence, complaints, investigations, environmental planning criteria, maps, general correspondence, licensing, and environmental bonds. (Note: Full Title - Drinking Water Water Well Drillers and Pump Installer correspondence, complaints, investigations, environmental planning criteria, maps, general correspondence, licensing, and environmental bonds)

Retention:  6 years


0462-0067 | Drinking Water Water Well Standards Advisory Council Minutes and Agenda

Description:  Documents relating to the Water Well Standards Advisory Councils

Retention:  Permanent


0462-004 | EPD Laboratory Program Raw Data Files

Description:  Raw data from various lab tests conducted by EPD to gage pollution levels.

Retention:  7 years

Vital Record:  FALSE


0462-0046 | Facility Permit Files - RCRA TSD/CA

Description:  Resource Conservation Recovery Act Treatment Storage Disposal/Corrective Action documents related to RCRA permit activities. May include permit applications, permit modifications/renewals, public participation documentation, issued permits, and permit correspondence.

Retention:  40 years after superseded or terminated


1974-0361 | Federal Environmental Legislation Files

Description:  Documents relating to the analysis of federal environmental legislation to determine its potential and real effects on the natural resources of Georgia.

Retention:  Permanent

Vital Record:  FALSE


0462-027 | Filter Backwash Rule Recycle Plans

Description:  Includes recycle plans and decisions allowing systems to deviate from FBR.

Retention:  40 years or 1 year after revised or updated, whichever is longer

Vital Record:  FALSE


1974-0263 | Fish Kill Investigation Files

Description:  Documents relating to the investigation of fish kills in the state due to pollution and non-pollution causes.

Retention:  Public Fish Kill Investigation Files: Pollution-Cause Fish Kills - Permanent. All other records: 10 years

Vital Record:  FALSE


0462-0062 | Ground and Surface Water Withdrawal Permitting and Compliance Monitoring File

Description:  Ground and Surface Water Withdrawal Permitting and Compliance Monitoring File

Retention:  30 years


0462-0063 | Ground Water 24 Coastal Counties’ Water Resource Management Plans

Description:  May include state funded individual county water resource / water supply plans and proposed water supply recommendations.

Retention:  20 years then contact Georgia Archives


0462-0065 | Ground Water and Surface Water Aquifer Storage & Recovery (ASR) Information

Description:  Previous Aquifer Storage & Recovery information (plans, proposals, & techniques).

Retention:  30 years


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