The Act strikes the Georgia Air Quality Act of 1978 in its entirety and replaces it with the new Georgia Air Quality Act, which substantially revises a number of provisions and adds one new section. The Act includes: new provisions regarding the powers and duties of both the Board of Natural Resources and the Director of the Environmental Protection Division; new provisions for hearings; new provisions for applications and procedures applicable to permits; new penalties for non-compliance; and the implementation of a small business stationary source technical and environmental compliance program.
CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES Prevention and Control of Air Pollution: Establish a New Georgia Air Quality Act,
Ga. St. U. L. Rev.
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