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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 02-263


Availability of Technical Guidance

[32 Pa.B. 1006]

   Technical guidance documents are on Department of Environmental Protection's (DEP) website (www.dep. at the Public Participation Center page. The ''December 2001 Inventory'' heading is the Governor's list of nonregulatory guidance documents. 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 nonregulatory documents, as necessary, throughout 2002.

Ordering Paper Copies of DEP Technical Guidance

   DEP encourages the use of the Internet to view guidance documents. When this option is not available, 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

   This document contains 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.

Draft Technical Guidance

   DEP ID: 257-4200-001 Title: Closure Requirements for Aboveground Storage Tank Systems Description: Title 25, Chapter 245 established requirements for closure and removal from service for large aboveground storage tanks at Subchapter F. DEP has had numerous requests from tank owners, installers and consultants for specific procedures and guidance to follow to aide in complying with the regulatory requirements. This document is written to provide the necessary guidance. Anticipated Effective Date: April 30, 2002 Comment period ends: March 15, 2002 Contact: Raymond S. Powers at (717) 772-5551 or e-mail:


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 02-263. Filed for public inspection February 15, 2002, 9:00 a.m.]

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