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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 06-1691


Availability of Technical Guidance

[36 Pa.B. 4791]
[Saturday, August 26, 2006]

   Technical guidance documents are available on the Department of Environmental Protection's (Department) website at (DEP Keyword: Technical Guidance). The ''Final Documents'' heading is the link to a menu of the various Department bureaus where each bureau's final technical guidance documents are posted. 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 2006.

Ordering Paper Copies of Department Technical Guidance

   The Department encourages the use of the Internet to view and download technical guidance documents. When this option is not available, persons can order a paper copy of any of the Department's draft or final technical guidance documents by contacting 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.

Draft Technical Guidance--Substantive Revision

   DEP ID: 012-5500-001. Title: 2007 Environmental Education Grants Program Manual and Forms. Description: The 2007 Environmental Education Grants Program Manual and Forms is a guide for eligible organizations interested in applying for the Department's Environmental Education (EE) grants program. The manual provides information on program eligibility, including instructions for how to apply for a grant and details on the requirements and procedures that must be followed if a grant is awarded. The Environmental Education Act (act) (35 P. S. §§ 7521--7528) was signed into law on June 22, 1993. The act established a policy that EE is critically important to all citizens in this Commonwealth, created an EE Fund from 5% of the Department's pollution fine moneys and created the EE grants program for the distribution of the EE fund money. The act requires the Department to provide the guidance contained in this manual for public review and comment. Written Comments: The Department is seeking comments on draft technical guidance #012-5500-001. Interested persons may submit written comments on this draft technical guidance document by September 25, 2006. Comments submitted by facsimile will not be accepted. The Department will accept comments submitted by e-mail. A return name and address must be included in each e-mail transmission. Written comments should be submitted to Lisa Zell, Department of Environmental Protection, Environmental Education and Information Center, Rachel Carson State Office Building, P. O. Box 2063, Harrisburg, PA 17105-2063, Contact: Questions regarding the draft technical guidance document should be directed to Lisa Zell at (717) 705-4086 or Effective Date: Upon publication of notice as final in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 06-1691. Filed for public inspection August 25, 2006, 9:00 a.m.]

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