Clarification of General Permit Number WMGR 097 for Research and Development of the Beneficial Uses of Municipal and Residual Waste
[44 Pa.B. 704]
[Saturday, February 1, 2014]
Under the Solid Waste Management Act (35 P. S. §§ 6018.101—6018.1003), the Municipal Waste Planning, Recycling and Waste Reduction Act (53 P. S. §§ 4000.101—4000.1904) and the residual waste regulations, a General Permit authorizing Research and Development of the Beneficial Uses of Municipal and Residual Waste, General Permit Number WMGR097, authorizes research and development (R&D) activities to demonstrate the beneficial use of residual waste or municipal waste, or both.
By this notice, the Department of Environmental Protection (Department) is providing notice that WMGR 097 has been amended to clarify inconsistencies in time frames for the retention of records and information associated with an R&D project. The amendments include:
1. In paragraph D.1. of the permit, amendment to require retention of analytical records at the permittee's place of business from 3 years to 5 years for consistency with existing requirements.
2. In paragraph E.4. of the permit, amendment to require retention of information utilized to prepare project status reports for a minimum of 3 years to a minimum of 5 years after the completion of the R&D project for consistency with existing requirements.
3. In paragraph E.6. of the permit, correction to require retention of information utilized to prepare a project completion report for a minimum of 3 years to a minimum of 5 years after completion of the R&D projects for consistency with existing requirements.
This General Permit was issued by Central Office on November 23, 2013. The permit will become effective on March 1, 2014.
Persons interested in reviewing the General Permit may contact Scott E. Walters, Chief, Permits Section, Division of Municipal and Residual Waste, Bureau of Waste Management, P. O. Box 69170, Harrisburg, PA 17105-9170, (717) 787-7381. TDD users may contact theDepartment through the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Service (800) 654-5984 (TDD users) or (800) 654-5988 (voice users).
E. CHRISTOPHER ABRUZZO,
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 14-244. Filed for public inspection January 31, 2014, 9:00 a.m.]
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