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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 99-1802


Availability of Technical Guidance

[29 Pa.B. 5555]

   Technical Guidance Documents are on DEP's World Wide Web site ( at the Public Participation Center. The ''1999 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 continue to revise its documents, as necessary, throughout 1999.

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. Please 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 Joe Sieber at (717) 783-8727.

Final Guidance

   DEP ID: 383-3310-609 Title: PADWIS Reporting Description: This document establishes uniform instructions and protocol for assessing and printing computerized inventory for public water systems in support of the Safe Drinking Water Program. Effective Date: October 23, 1999 Contact: Trudy Troutman at (717) 783-3795

Interim Guidance

   DEP ID: 383-2131-001 Title: Screening Criteria on Water Quality/Quantity Impacts for Drinking Water Permits Description: The purpose of this guidance is to further DEP's policy with regard to the review and approval of safe drinking water permit applications for the development of new or expanded ground or surface sources of supply. Anticipated Effective Date: Upon publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin. Comment Period Ends: November 22, 1999 Contact: Trudy Troutman at (717) 783-3795

Draft Guidance

   DEP ID: 274-0300-003 Title: Continuous Emission Monitoring (CEM) Systems Description: This document is an internal procedural guide for Bureau and Regional personnel responsible for conducting quality assurance auditing activities on existing monitoring systems. As such, the document was developed by the Continuous Emission Monitoring Section to reflect existing quality assurance auditing procedural requirements. Anticipated Effective Date: Currently in use, but comments on guidance accepted until November 22, 1999 Comment Period Ends: November 22, 1999 Contact: Joseph C. Nazzaro at (717) 783-9247.


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 99-1802. Filed for public inspection October 22, 1999, 9:00 a.m.]

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