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Georgia Environmental Protection Act (GEPA)

Environmental Safety

View policy pdf: Georgia Environmental Protection Act GEPA Policy

There is no formal policy statement for this topic however procedures and other information are provided below.

The University of Georgia conducts its affairs with an awareness that it is a steward of air, land, water, plant, animal, environmental, historical, and cultural resources. Environmental evaluations are a part of the decision-making processes of the University when appropriate. The University of Georgia has the responsibility for conducting the evaluation of all of its proposed governmental actions pursuant to the Georgia Environmental Policy Act (GEPA). Specific instructions and necessary forms can be obtained by contacting the Environmental Safety Division at (706) 542-5801. 


Responsible University Senior Administrator: Vice President for Finance & Administration

Responsible University Administrator: Associate Vice President for Environmental Safety

Policy Owner: Bill Favaloro, Director Technical Services

Policy Contact: Bill Favaloro, 706-542-0079

Phone Number: 706-542-0079

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