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 391-3-5 Rules for Safe Drinking Water & Chapter 391-3-16 Rules for Environmental Planning Criteria Nov 1, 2018 Nov 8, 2018 Jan 16, 2019    
Chapter 391-3-1 Rules for Air Quality Control Aug 13, 2018 Aug 20, 2018 Sep 26, 2018 Adopted No Comments Received
Chapter 391-3-19 Rules for Hazardous Site Response June 21, 2018 July 6, 2018 Aug 22, 2018 Adopted Response to Comments
Chapter 391-3-6 Rules for Water Quality Control May 22, 2018 May 25, 2018 June 27, 2018 Adopted Response to Comments
Chapter 391-3-1 Rules for Air Quality Control May 7, 2018 May 14, 2018 June 27, 2018 Adopted No Comments Received
Chapter 391-3-23 Rules for Petroleum Pipeline Permit Procedures Apr 4, 2018 Apr 13, 2018 May 23, 2018 Adopted Response to Comments