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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 09-1839


Notice of Issuance of Processing and Conversion of Municipal Waste Into a Fuel Product; General Permit WMGR037

[39 Pa.B. 5785]
[Saturday, October 3, 2009]

 Under 25 Pa. Code §§ 271.811 and 287.611 (relating to authorization for general permit) of the residual and municipal waste regulations and the statutory authority of the Solid Waste Management Act (35 P. S. §§ 6018.101—6018.1003), the Department of Environmental Protection (Department) has issued a General Permit for the processing and conversion of municipal waste to produce a fuel product.

 This General Permit authorizes permittees to process municipal waste to produce a fuel. Fuel manufactured under the authority of the permit is not considered a waste when marketed as a commodity in trade for use in an air contamination source approved through an Air Quality authorization issued by the Department under 25 Pa. Code Chapter 127 (relating to construction, modification, reactivation and operation of sources). General Permit WMGM037 will reduce the amount of waste disposed in landfills by providing a mechanism to divert waste suitable for use under this permit to a more productive, beneficial use.

 Persons interested in obtaining more information or a paper copy of General Permit WMGM037 should contact the Division of Municipal and Residual Waste, Bureau of Waste Management, Rachel Carson State Office Building, P. O. Box 8472, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8472, (717) 787-7381. TDD users may contact the Department through the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Service at (800) 654-5984. The General Permit WMGM037 document is also accessible on the Department's web site at www. (DEP Keywords: ''Municipal Waste;'' then choose ''General Permits;'' then choose ''List of Municipal Waste Beneficial Use General Permits'').


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 09-1839. Filed for public inspection October 2, 2009, 9:00 a.m.]

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