Georgia Mobile Sources regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Georgia Mobile Sources: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Vehicle inspection and maintenance (I/M): Rules and Regulations of the State of Georgia (GRR) 391-3-20

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Automobile emissions standards:

Low emission vehicles (LEVs): GRR 391-3-25

Employer trip reduction and commuting:

Employer trip reduction: 42 USC 7511a(d)(1)(B)

Fuels:

Stage II vapor recovery: GRR 391-3-1-.02(2)(zz) and 40 CFR 51.126

Regulatory Agency

Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Environmental Protection Division (EPD) Air Protection Branch Mobile and Area Source Program

DNR EPD Clean Air Force

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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. There are many mobile source regulatory requirements implemented nationally by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that impact mobile sources in Georgia. In addition, the state has established programs to implement optional federal programs and state-specific requirements to control mobile source emissions and make progress toward attainment of all the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS).

Administration and enforcement. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources' (DNR) Environmental Protection Division (EPD) is primarily responsible for the administration and enforcement of the mobile source requirements being implemented in Georgia.

State Requirements

VEHICLE I/M

GRR 391-3-20

Inspection Area and Applicability

All gasoline-powered light-duty vehicles 24 model years old and newer and all gasoline-powered light-duty trucks 24 model years old and newer with a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of 8,500 pounds (lb) or less that are registered in one of the following counties must comply with the vehicle ...


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Governing Law and Regulations
Regulatory Agency
Comparison: State vs. Federal
State Requirements