Attorney General Thurbert Baker Decision on Erosion Control Laws

State Attorney General Thurbert Baker recently ruled that state agencies, specifically Georgia DOT, are not required to adhere to local stormwater runoff regulations.  The ruling stems from a case in Douglas County where GDOT was building a park and ride facility.  Douglas County officials had askedf GDOT to apply for a stormwater permit under the MNGWPD regulations.

AJC article on Decision

Official Opinion

 

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