Thank you for visiting a Web site maintained by the Georgia Department of
Natural Resources. Our Web site is designed to make it easier and more efficient
for Georgia citizens and businesses to interact with their State Government.
But as with all online resources, we appreciate that many visitors to our
sites will be concerned about Web site usage policies and their privacy. This document addresses:
Please see also our Privacy Notice.
Third-Party Content Disclaimer
In an effort to foster confidence in government through openness to the public, the Environmental Protection Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources provides opportunity through this web-site for viewing information or comments related to Department activities that is submitted by third-parties who are not associated with the Department.
All such third-party submissions posted on, transmitted through, or linked from this Web site are the sole responsibility of the persons from whom the content originated. The Department shall not be liable for such third-party content, including situations where it may be erroneous, offensive, or controversial.
The Department reserves the right to refuse to post or to remove third-party content from this web-site at its sole discretion. However, the Department is not obligated to remove third-party content and is not responsible for any failure or delay in removing.
Any third-party submission that is removed from this web-site is available for public inspection at the Department’s offices in accordance with the Georgia Open Records Act.
Currently, the EPD Web site makes every effort to adhere to Priority
1 requirements as set forth by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
Accessibility Initiative. Validation testing is conducted with industry-recognized
tools for coding and general usability.
Our goal is to provide an accessible, efficient and friendly digital
government experience. If you are having difficulties accessing
portions of the EPD Web site, please send
EPD an E-mail.
Several tools, policies and protocols are used to safeguard the submission
of information through the Portal. Security measures have been integrated into
the design, implementation and day-to-day operations of the entire operating
environment as part of our continuing commitment to the security of electronic
content as well as the electronic transmission of information.
For services requiring online financial transactions, the georgia.gov portal
uses the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption protocol to safeguard your sensitive
personal information, including your credit card number. Information is encrypted
from your computer to the Portal computer processing your request.
In order to further secure your privacy, do not divulge any passwords or sensitive
information (e.g. credit card number) to anyone in a phone call or e-mail. When
you are finished with those applications that are password protected or required
the input of your credit card information, it is always recommended that you
close or otherwise exit the browser page.
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those owned or maintained by other government, private, or not-for-profit entities.
Such links are provided for convenience and/or information purposes only. A
link does not constitute an endorsement of content, viewpoint, policies, products
or services of that website. Once you link to a website not part of the georgia.gov
Portal, you are subject to the terms and conditions of that website, including
Information provided on georgia.gov portal websites is intended to allow the
public convenient access to state government services and information. While
all attempts are made to provide accurate, current and reliable information
we cannot guarantee that the information will be error-free. Therefore, the
State of Georgia, the Georgia Technology Authority, and their respective employees,
officers and agencies expressly deny any warranty of the accuracy, reliability
or timeliness of any information published through their websites and shall
not be held liable for any losses caused by reliance upon the accuracy, reliability
or timeliness of such information.
Trademarks, Service Marks, and Copyrights
All trademarks, service marks or copyrights appearing on this Portal website
and other linked websites are trademarks, service marks, or copyrights
of their respective owners. Pursuant to 17 U.S.C. Sec. 512(c)(2),
notice of claims of copyright infringement should be directed to
Chris Tomlinson at mailto:email@example.com?subject=Copyright
or by mail at Georgia Technology Authority, 100 Peachtree Street,
Suite 2300, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-3404, Attn: Legal Services.