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 391-3-1 Rules for Air Quality Control (Misc Rule Update) June 30, 2022 July 7, 2022 Aug 23, 2022    
Chapter 391-3-1 Rules for Air Quality Control (Open Burning) June 30, 2022 July 7, 2022 Aug 23, 2022    
Chapter 391-3-1 Rules for Air Quality Control March 31, 2022 April 7, 2022 May 24, 2022 Adopted  No Comments Received
Chapter 391-3-7 Rules for Erosion and Sedimentation Control March 10, 2022 March 18, 2022 April 26, 2022 Adopted No Comments Received
Chapter 391-3-20 Rules for Enhanced Inspection and Maintenance Jan 24, 2022 Jan 31, 2022 March 22, 2022 Adopted No Comments Received
Chapter 391-3-17 Rules for Radioactive Materials Jan 24, 2022 Jan 31, 2022 March 22, 2022 Adopted No Comments Received
Chapter 391-3-24 Rules for Lead-Based Paint Hazard Management Jan 13, 2022 Jan 17, 2022 Feb 22, 2022 Adopted No Comments Received
Chapter 391-3-4 Rules for Solid Waste Management Jan 6, 2022 Jan 10, 2022 Feb 22, 2022 Adopted No Comments Received
Chapter 391-3-6 Rules for Water Quality Control Dec 13, 2021 Dec 17, 2021 Jan 28, 2022 Adopted Download this pdf file. Response to Comments
Chapter 391-3-1 Rules for Air Quality Control (MSW Landfills) Aug 2, 2021 Aug 9, 2021 Sept 28, 2021 Adopted No Comments Received
Chapter 391-3-1 Rules for Air Quality Control (Misc Rule Update) Aug 2, 2021 Aug 9, 2021 Sept 28, 2021 Adopted No Comments Received
Chapter 391-3-7 Rules for Erosion and Sedimentation Control May 11, 2021 May 24, 2021 June 22, 2021 Adopted No Comments Received