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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 05-1052


Availability of Technical Guidance

[35 Pa.B. 3183]

   Technical guidance documents are on the Department of Environmental Protection's (Department) website: (DEP Keyword: Participate). The ''Current Inventory'' heading is the Governor's list of nonregulatory guidance documents. The ''Final Documents'' heading is the link to a menu of the various Department bureaus and from there to each bureau's final technical guidance documents. The ''Draft Technical Guidance'' heading is the link to the Department's draft technical guidance documents.

   The Department will continue to revise its nonregulatory documents, as necessary, throughout 2005.

Ordering Paper Copies of Department Technical Guidance

   The Department 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 the Department at (717) 783-8727.

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

Changes to Technical Guidance Documents

   Following is the current list of recent changes. Persons who have questions or comments about a particular document should call the contact person whose name and phone number is listed with each document.

Final Technical Guidance--Substantive Revision

   DEP ID: 562-4100-311. Title: Explosives Program Compliance and Enforcement Procedures. Description: This document describes the methods the Department will use for identifying, tracing and resolving violations related to blasting operations and explosive storage sites. A notice of availability of the draft version of this document was published at 34 Pa.B. 4202 (August 7, 2004). Provision for a 30-day public comment period was provided for the draft document, which concluded on September 6, 2004. No comments were received on the proposed document. Contact: Richard Lamkie, (717) 787-5103, rlamkie@ Effective Date: May 28, 2005.


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 05-1052. Filed for public inspection May 27, 2005, 9:00 a.m.]

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