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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 07-1993


Beneficial Use of Alternative Fuels for Circulating and Bubbling Fluidized Bed Boilers and Pulverized Coal-Fired Boilers; Notice of Issuance; General Permit WMGR116

[37 Pa.B. 5853]
[Saturday, October 27, 2007]

   Under the regulatory authority of 25 Pa. Code §§ 287.611 and 271.811 (relating to authorization for general permit) of the residual and municipal waste regulations and the statutory authority of the Solid Waste Management Act (35 P. S. §§ 6018.101--6018.1003), the Department of Environmental Protection (Department) has issued a general permit for the beneficial use of alternative fuels at circulating and bubbling fluidized bed boilers and pulverized coal-fired boilers.

   This general permit authorizes the beneficial use of petroleum coke, wood and paper and wood industry wastes (except for Chromated Copper Arsenate (CCA) or Pentachlorophenol (PCP) pressured-treated and lead-based painted wood), agricultural plant/animal waste, nonhazardous coal tar and oil-contaminated waste, high carbon coal fly ash, tire-derived fuel (chipped or whole waste tires), biosolids and waste asphalt shingles as alternative fuels. The general permit also authorizes the beneficial use of the resulting ash.

   Persons interested in obtaining more information or a paper copy of General Permit WMGR116 should contact the Bureau of Waste Management, Division of Municipal and Residual Waste, Rachel Carson State Office Building, P. O. Box 8472, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8472, (717) 787-7381. TDD users may contact the Department through the Pennsylvania Relay Service at (800) 654-5984. The General Permit WMGR116 document is also accessible on the Department's website at (DEP Keyword: Residual Waste; then choose General Permits; then choose List of Residual Waste Beneficial Use General Permits).


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 07-1993. Filed for public inspection October 26, 2007, 9:00 a.m.]

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