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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 00-1912


Availability of Technical Guidance

[30 Pa.B. 5799]

   Technical guidance documents are on DEP's world wide web site ( at the public participation center. The ''July 2000 Inventory'' heading is the Governor's list of nonregulatory guidance documents. The ''Final Documents'' heading is the link to a menu of the various DEP bureaus and from there to each bureau's final technical guidance documents. The ''Draft Technical Guidance'' heading is the link to DEP's draft technical guidance documents.

   DEP will continue to revise its nonregulatory documents, as necessary, throughout 2000.

Ordering paper copies of DEP Technical Guidance

   DEP encourages the use of the Internet to view guidance documents. When this option is not available, persons can order a bound paper copy of the latest inventory or an unbound paper copy of any of the final documents listed on the inventory by calling DEP at (717) 783-8727.

   In addition, bound copies of some of DEP's documents are available as DEP publications. Please check with the appropriate bureau for more information about the availability of a particular document as a publication.

Changes to Technical Guidance Documents

   Below is the current list of recent changes. Persons who have any questions or comments about a particular document should call the contact person whose name and phone number is listed with each document. Persons who have questions or comments in general should call Joe Sieber at (717) 783-8727.

Final Guidance

   DEP ID: 400-5900-117 Title: Standard Operating Procedure for the Acceptance, Collection, Transport, Storage and Disposition of Elemental Mercury by DEP Staff Description: Due to potential health risks posed by exposure to elemental mercury, DEP staff shall follow the standard operating procedures in this policy during the acceptance, collection, transport, storage and disposition of elemental mercury. Effective Date: November 4, 2000 Contact: Charles High at (717) 787-5715

Draft Guidance

   DEP ID: 013-0830-003 Title: Locational Data Policy Description: This policy highlights DEP's commitment to establishing a shared Geographic Information Systems (GIS) database. The policy establishes the standards and requirements for collecting and documenting GIS data under DEP's jurisdiction. The policy will ensure uniformity, reliability and compatibility of DEP's locational data. Comment Period Ends: December 4, 2000 Anticipated Effective Date: January, 2001 Contact: Gail Jackson at (717) 772-4786 or e-mail at: Jackson.Gail@dep.state.


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 00-1912. Filed for public inspection November 3, 2000, 9:00 a.m.]

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