Georgia Leak Detection regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Georgia Leak Detection: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste container, storage tank, landfill, and surface impoundment rules: Rules and Regulations of the State of Georgia (GRR) 391-3-11-.10

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Solid (nonhazardous) waste landfill rules: GRR 391-3-4.07

Underground storage tanks (USTs): GRR 391-3-15-.05

Air emissions: GRR 391-3-1-.02

Groundwater withdrawal permits: GRR 391-3-2-.04

Surface water withdrawal permits: GRR 391-3-6-.07

Regulatory Agencies

Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Environmental Protection Division

Georgia State Fire Marshal's Office

Local fire departments

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Georgia generally follows the federal leak detection rules for hazardous waste tank systems, surface impoundments, waste piles, and landfills. See the national section LEAK DETECTION for more information, and consult facility permits for any site-specific leak detection design and monitoring requirements.

Georgia also includes federal leak detection rules for underground storage tanks (USTs), including an annual UST notification that includes leak detection methods. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources' (DNR) Environmental Protection Division may also request that any UST owner or operator certify that the UST facility is in compliance with federal release detection requirements adopted by Georgia's UST rules. See the state section UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS for more information.

Georgia has adopted by reference the federal new source performance standards and the national emissions standards for hazardous air pollutants, which contain source-specific standards for the control of fugitive ...


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