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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 16-1605


Availability of Technical Guidance

[46 Pa.B. 5956]
[Saturday, September 17, 2016]

 Technical guidance documents are available on the Department of Environmental Protection's (Department) web site at The ''Technical Guidance 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 ''Technical Guidance Draft Documents'' heading is the link to the Department's draft technical guidance documents.

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.

Final Technical Guidance Document

DEP ID: 546-5500-001. Title: Acid Mine Drainage Set-Aside Program: Program Implementation Guidelines. Description: This document establishes uniform procedures to ensure that the Acid Mine Drainage Set Aside Program is implemented in a scientifically sound and cost effective manner to maximize the stream miles restored with the funds available. The document, initially drafted in 2009, was re-evaluated, revised and published as Doc. No. 370-5500-001 at 45 Pa.B. 917 (February 21, 2015) for a 30-day comment period ending on March 23, 2015. The guidance, where applicable, has been revised based upon submitted comments.

Contact: Jeffrey Means at (814) 472-1832 or

Effective Date: Saturday, September 17, 2016

Acting Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 16-1605. Filed for public inspection September 16, 2016, 9:00 a.m.]

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