Governing Law and Regulations
Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Environmental Protection Division Air Protection Branch
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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Georgia has adopted and incorporated by reference the federal risk management program. Facilities required to develop a risk management program and submit a risk management plan (RMP) should follow the federal program. For more information, see the national section RISK MANAGEMENT PROGRAM.
For Title V sources required to develop an RMP, the requirements of the plan will be included in the facility's Title V operating permit as applicable requirements. Such sources are responsible for certifying compliance with the requirements of the risk management program as part of the annual Title V operating permit compliance certification. For more information, see the national section TITLE V.
• Administration and enforcement. The Air Protection Branch of DNR's Environmental Protection Division is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the risk management program in Georgia. The Air Protection Branch is also responsible for checking that Title V sources have submitted a plan as required and for drafting a Title V operating permit containing the applicable risk management program requirements.