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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 05-1680


Availability of Technical Guidance

[35 Pa.B. 5052]

   Technical guidance documents are on the Department of Environmental Protection's (Department) website: (DEP Keyword: Participate). The ''Current Inventory'' heading is the Governor's list of nonregulatory guidance documents. The ''Final Documents'' heading is the link to a menu of the various Department bureaus and from there to each bureau's final technical guidance documents. The ''Draft Technical Guidance'' heading is the link to the Department's draft technical guidance documents.

   The Department will continue to revise its nonregulatory documents, as necessary, throughout 2005.

Ordering Paper Copies of Department Technical Guidance

   The Department 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 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.

Draft Technical Guidance--Substantive Revision

   DEP ID: 274-3000-003. Title: Continuous Source Monitoring Manual. Description: The Bureau of Air Quality Control of the Department of Environmental Protection is revising its Continuous Source Monitoring Manual. The Continuous Source Monitoring Manual is referenced in 25 Pa. Code § 139.102 (relating to references) and contains design specifications, performance specifications, performance test procedures, data storage and reporting requirements, quality assurance criteria and administrative procedures for requesting Department approval of continuous source monitoring systems required under the Department's rules and regulations. Many of the changes in the manual serve to harmonize requirements to meet the needs of State, Federal and regional programs. Major changes include the addition of a recertification guidance attachment and new PA EDR VERSION 2.0 Record Type Formats and Reporting Instructions. Copies of this document are available on the Department's public participation website at (DEP Keyword: Participate) and on the Bureau of Air Quality's Continuous Emission Monitoring website at Written Comments: Interested persons may submit written comments on this draft technical guidance document by October 25, 2005. The Department will accept comments submitted by e-mail, but comments submitted by facsimile will not be accepted. A return name and address must be included in each e-mail transmission. Written comments should be submitted to Charles J. Zadakis, Chief, Continuous Emission Monitoring Section, Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Air Quality, P. O. Box 8468, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8468 or Effective Date: Upon publication of notice as final in the Pennsylvania Bulletin. Contact: Questions regarding the draft technical guidance document should be directed to Charles Zadakis, (717) 772-3944.


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 05-1680. Filed for public inspection September 9, 2005, 9:00 a.m.]

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