Governing Law and Regulations
Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Environmental Protection Division (EPD) Land Protection Branch UST Management Program
Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner State Fire Marshal's Office
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 the federal UST regulations as revised in 2015, with additional state requirements for tank registration, installation, inspection, corrective action, closure, UST operator training, and financial responsibility.
• Administration and enforcement. The Georgia Environmental Protection Division's (EPD) UST Management Program administers all aspects of the state's program and enforces all UST-related regulations. The State Fire Marshal's Office is responsible for plan review before UST installations.