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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 19-1387



Availability of Fiscal-Year Report for the Reclamation Fee O & M Trust Account

[49 Pa.B. 5363]
[Saturday, September 14, 2019]

 The Department of Environmental Protection (Department) announces the availability of a draft Fiscal-Year Report (report) for the Reclamation Fee O & M Trust Account. This account was established to provide money for the operation and maintenance of mine drainage treatment facilities at mine sites with post-mining discharges at ABS Legacy Sites as defined in 25 Pa. Code § 86.1 (relating to definitions). As required by the regulations in 25 Pa. Code § 86.17(e) (relating to permit and reclamation fees) this report contains a financial analysis of the revenue and expenditures from the account for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018-2019 and provides projections for FY 2019-2020.

 The Department will accept comments on this draft report through Tuesday, October 15, 2019. Commentators are encouraged to submit comments using the Department's online eComment tool at or by e-mail to Written comments may be mailed to the Policy Office, Department of Environmental Protection, Rachel Carson State Office Building, P.O. Box 2063, Harrisburg, PA 17105-2063. Use ''Reclamation Fee Report'' as the subject line in written communication.

 The report and any comments provided will be reviewed with the Mining and Reclamation Advisory Board at the October 24, 2019, meeting.

 The report is available on the Department's web site at

 Questions regarding the report should be directed to Greg Greenfield at or the Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Mining Programs, Rachel Carson State Office Building, 5th Floor, P.O. Box 8461, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8461, (717) 787-3174. Persons with a disability may contact the Department or the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Service at (800) 654-5984 (TDD users) or (800) 654-5988 (voice users).


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 19-1387. Filed for public inspection September 13, 2019, 9:00 a.m.]

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