A Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources

Proposed Rules

The Georgia Environmental Protection Division proposes new rules and changes to existing rules, which must be presented to the Board of Natural Resources for consideration. The following table contains the proposed changes/new rule and associated dates. The proposed rulemaking and related materials will remain on this page for at least 60 days following final Board action.

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Environmental Rule Public Hearing Date(s) Due Date for Public Comments Board Action Date Final Board
Action
Response 
to Comments
Chapter 391-3-17 Rules for Radioactive Materials Apr 12, 2017 Apr 19, 2017 May 24, 2017    
Chapter 391-3-1 Rules for Air Quality Control Apr 12, 2017 Apr 19, 2017 May 24, 2017    
Chapter 391-3-20 Rules for Enhanced Inspection and Maintenance Oct 3, 2016 Oct 4, 2016 Oct 26, 2016 Adopted Response to Comments
Chapter 391-3-1 Rules for Air Quality Control Oct 3, 2016 Oct 4, 2016 Oct 26, 2016 Adopted Response to Comments
Chapter 391-3-4 Rules for Solid Waste Management

July 27, 2016

Aug 4, 2016

Aug 10, 2016 Oct 26, 2016 Adopted Response to Comments
Chapter 391-3-1 Rules for Air Quality Control Aug 3, 2016 Aug 5, 2016 To Be Renoticed   Response to Comments
Chapter 391-3-4 Rules for Solid Waste Management July 7, 2016 July 22, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 Adopted  
Chapter 391-3-8 Rules for Dam Safety July 7, 2016 July 14, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 Adopted  
Chapter 391-3-5 Rules for Safe Drinking Water May 17, 2016 May 26, 2016 June 29, 2016 Adopted No Comments Received