Georgia Industrial Stormwater Permit Update
The Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) has revised the 2006 NPDES General Stormwater Permit for Industrial Activity. This permit expired on July 31, 2011. According to the Georgia EPD, the 2012 Industrial Stormwater General Permit No. GAR050000 (IGP) was signed on April 16, 2012 and is going to become effective on June 1, 2012. All facilities that are currently operating under the 2006 IGP are required to continue compliance under that permit’s specification until the new permit is in effect.