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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 97-1478


Availability of Technical Guidance

[27 Pa.B. 4791]

   Technical guidance documents are on DEP's World Wide Web site ( at the Public Participation Center. The ''June 1997 Inventory'' heading is the Governor's List of Nonregulatory Documents. The ''Search the Inventory of Technical Guidance Documents'' heading is a database of the Inventory. The ''Final Documents'' heading is the link to a menu of the various DEP bureaus and from there to each bureau's final technical guidance documents. The ''Draft Technical Guidance'' heading is the link to DEP's draft technical guidance documents.

   DEP will be adding its revised documents to the Web throughout 1997.

Ordering Paper Copies of DEP Technical Guidance

   Persons can order a bound paper copy of the latest Inventory or an unbound paper copy of any of the final documents listed on the Inventory by calling DEP at (717) 783-8727.

   In addition, bound copies of some of DEP's documents are available as DEP publications. Persons should check with the appropriate bureau for more information about the availability of a particular document as a publication.

Changes to Technical Guidance Documents

   Here is the current list of recent changes. Persons who have any questions or comments about a particular document should call the contact person whose name and phone number is listed with each document. Persons who have questions or comments in general should call Jonathan Brightbill at (717) 783-8727.

Final Technical Guidance -- New Guidance

   DEP ID: 294-2309-002 Title: Pennsylvania Radon Mitigation Standards Description: Standards for the installation of radon mitigation systems in detached and attached residential buildings, three stories or less in height, within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, by certified contractors. Effective Date: October 1, 1997 Page Length: 22 pages Location: Volume 04, Tab 5 Contact: Robert K. Lewis at (717) 783-3594.

   DEP ID: 580-2200-008 Title: Guidelines for Use of Internal Combustion Motors in Underground Mines other than Coal Location: Volume 9, Tab 13 [Correction to location published in PA Bulletin 9/6/97] Contact: Matt Bertovich at (412) 439-7304.

Final Technical Guidance--Minor Revision

   DEP ID: 400-5900-107 Title: Policy for Authorities of the Director of Environmental Emergency Response Description: This policy addresses the authorities of the Director of Environmental Emergency Response during emergencies. Effective Date: September 15, 1997 Page Length: 1 page Location: Volume 8, Tab 10 Contact: Kris Lutz at (717) 787-5028.


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 97-1478. Filed for public inspection September 12, 1997, 9:00 a.m.]

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