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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 20-255



Availability of Technical Guidance

[50 Pa.B. 1172]
[Saturday, February 22, 2020]

 Technical guidance documents (TGD) 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 TGDs are posted. The ''Technical Guidance Draft Documents'' heading is the link to the Department's draft TGDs.

Ordering Paper Copies of Department Technical Guidance

 The Department encourages the use of the Internet to view and download TGDs. When this option is not available, persons can order a paper copy of any of the Department's draft or final TGDs 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 TGDs

 Following is the current list of recent changes. Persons who have questions or comments about a particular document should contact the person whose name and phone number are listed with each document.

Final Technical Guidance: New Guidance

DEP ID: 290-4100-001. Title: Radiation Protection Compliance & Enforcement Guidance. Description: This guidance establishes standard procedures for encouraging compliance with and enforcing the regulations in 25 Pa. Code Part I, Subpart D, Article V (relating to radiological health), which the Bureau of Radiation Protection (Bureau) has the authority to administer. The Bureau's regulatory responsibilities are authorized by the Radiation Protection Act (35 P.S. §§ 7110.101—7110.703), the Radon Certification Act (63 P.S. §§ 2001—2014) and the Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Act (35 P.S. §§ 7130.101—7130.905). No comments were received by the Department on the draft technical guidance during its public comment period. Therefore, no revisions were made.

Contact: Questions regarding this TGD can be directed to Kristina Hoffman at or (717) 787-2480.

Effective Date: February 22, 2020


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 20-255. Filed for public inspection February 21, 2020, 9:00 a.m.]

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