Ga. Code § 12-16-7

Current through 2023-2024 Legislative Session Chapter 709
Section 12-16-7 - Effect of article on federal environmental policy requirements

Nothing in this article shall in any way affect or detract from specific statutory obligations of any government agency to comply with criteria or standards of environmental quality or to perform other statutory obligations imposed upon it, except those specified in Code Section 12-16-6; to coordinate or consult with any other government agency or federal agency; or to act, or refrain from acting, contingent upon the recommendations or certification of any other government agency or federal agency. A government agency shall be deemed to have complied with the requirements of this article for a proposed governmental action that requires and has received federal approval of an environmental document prepared in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, and its implementing regulations.

OCGA § 12-16-7

Amended by 2004 Ga. Laws 463, § 2, eff. 7/1/2004.