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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 09-1782



[ 25 PA. CODE CH. 109 ]

Lead and Copper Rule Short Term Revisions

[39 Pa.B. 5739]
[Saturday, October 3, 2009]


 There were several errors in the proposed rulemaking which appeared at 39 Pa.B. 5581 (September 26, 2009).

At 39 Pa.B. 5586, Subpart J of the preamble should have read as follows:

J. Public Comments

 Interested persons are invited to submit comments, suggestions or objections regarding the proposed amendments to the Environmental Quality Board, P. O. Box 8477, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8477 (express mail: Rachel Carson State Office Building, 16th Floor, 400 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101-2301). Comments submitted by facsimile will not be accepted. Comments, suggestions or objections must be received by the Board by October 26, 2009. Interested persons may also submit a summary of their comments to the Board. The summary may not exceed one page in length and must also be received by the Board by October 26, 2009. The one-page summary will be provided to each member of the Board in the agenda packet distributed prior to the meeting at which the final regulation will be considered. Comments may be submitted electronically to the Board at RegComments@ and must also be received by the Board by October 26, 2009. A subject heading of the proposal and a return name and address must be included in each transmission.

At 39 Pa.B. 5587, § 109.1103(e)(1) should have read as follows:

 (e) Reduced monitoring.

 (1) Reduced lead and copper tap monitoring. A system conducting reduced lead and copper tap monitoring shall collect one sample from the number of sample sites listed in the following column:

System size
(# of people served)
# of Sample Sites
(reduced monitoring)
> 100,000 . . .50
10,001 to 100,000 . . . 30
3,301 to 10,000 . . .20
501 to 3,300 . . . 10
500 or fewer . . .5

At 39 Pa.B. 5590, § 109.1103(g) should have read as follows:

 (g) Sample site location plan. The water supplier shall complete a sample site location plan which includes a materials evaluation of the distribution system, lead and copper tap sample site locations, water quality parameter sample site locations, and certification that proper sampling procedures are used. The water supplier shall complete the steps in paragraphs (1)—(3) by the applicable date for commencement of lead and copper tap monitoring under subsection (a)(1) and the step in paragraph (4) following completion of the monitoring. The water supplier shall keep the sample site location plan on record and submit the plan to the Department in accordance with § 109.1107(a)(1).

At 39 Pa.B. 5591, § 109.1104(a)(1)(iii) should have read as follows:

 (iii) [Mandatory language for public service announcements. The water supplier shall include the information contained in 40 CFR 141.85(b) in public service announcements submitted for broadcast.]

Submission of written materials. Water systems shall submit copies of all written public education materials to the Department prior to delivery.

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 09-1782. Filed for public inspection September 25, 2009, 9:00 a.m.]

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