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 391-3-18 Rules for Certification of Environmentally Sensitive Property May 16, 2019 May 20, 2019 June 25, 2019    
Chapter 391-3-13 Rules for Oil and Gas and Deep Drilling Apr 15, 2019 Apr 29, 2019 June 25, 2019    
Chapter 391-3-1 Rules for Air Quality Control Feb 25, 2019 Mar 4, 2019 Apr 23, 2019    
Chapter 391-3-20 Rules for Enhanced Inspection and Maintenance Nov 29, 2018 Dec 6, 2018 Jan 16, 2019 Adopted No Comments Received
Chapter 391-3-17 Rules for Radioactive Materials Nov 28, 2018 Dec 5, 2018 Jan 16, 2019 Adopted No Comments Received
Chapter 391-3-1 Rules for Air Quality Control Nov 29, 2018 Dec 6, 2018 Jan16, 2019 Adopted No Comments Received
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 Adopted Response to Comments