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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 01-2326


Availability of Technical Guidance

[31 Pa.B. 7069]

   Technical guidance documents are on the Department of Environmental Protection's (DEP) website (www. at the Public Participation Center page. The ''December 2001 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.

   The DEP will continue to revise its nonregulatory documents, as necessary, throughout 2001.

Ordering Paper Copies of DEP Technical Guidance

   The 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 the DEP at (717) 783-8727.

   In addition, bound copies of some of the DEP's documents are available as DEP 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 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.

Correction to Typographical Error

   The DEP would like to clarify a notice, previously published in the December 15, 2001 Pennsylvania Bulletin. Specifically, the notice stated that the open comment period (for document # 275-2101-007) would end on January 15, 2001. The correct date is January 15, 2002, for the open comment period to end. The corrected version of this notice follows.

Draft Technical Guidance

   DEP ID: 275-2101-007 Title: Alternative Analysis Required for Proposed Major New or Modified Facilities Description: This document will establish the criteria that will be considered by the DEP during the technical review of the Alternative Analysis submitted for proposed new or modified facilities subject to the new source review special permitting requirements for air quality. The purpose of this document is to provide guidance to Department staff to ensure Statewide consistency in the implementation of the Alternative Analysis requirement. The policy describes the evaluation process that the Department will consider during the technical review of Alternative Analysis submitted by the applicant. Anticipated Effective Date: March 2, 2002 Comment Period Ends: January 15, 2002. Contact:  John Slade at (717) 787-4325 or e-mail to:


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 01-2326. Filed for public inspection December 28, 2001, 9:00 a.m.]

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