Governing Law and Regulations
Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Environmental Protection Division (EPD) Underground Storage Tank Management Program
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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State v. Federal
• Rules. Georgia's underground storage tank (UST) program is approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The state has adopted many of the federal UST regulations, with additional state requirements for registration notification, UST operator training, leak detection, installation, inspection, financial responsibility, corrective action, closure, and enforcement.
• Administration and enforcement. DNR's UST Management Program administers all aspects of the state's program and enforces all UST-related regulations.
UST owners or operators must submit an annual UST ...