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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 07-2154


Availability of Technical Guidance

[37 Pa.B. 6355]
[Saturday, December 1, 2007]

   Technical guidance documents are available on the Department of Environmental Protection's (Department) website at (DEP Keywords: Technical Guidance). The ''Final Documents'' heading is the link to a menu of the various Department bureaus where each bureau's final technical guidance documents are posted. 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 2007.

Ordering Paper Copies of Department Technical Guidance

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

Notice to Rescind Technical Guidance

   DEP ID: 257-2300-001. Title: Final Rulemaking: Chapter 245, Subchapters A and B (relating to general provisions; and certfication program for installers and inspectors of storage tanks and storage tank facilities general certificatin requirements).

   DEP ID: 257-2318-004. Title: Summary for the Permitting of Underground and Aboveground Storage Tank Systems and Facilities; Chapter 245, Subchapter C (relating to permitting of underground and aboveground storage tank systems and facilities).

   DEP ID: 257-2318-002. Title: P. E. Certification for ASTs

   DEP ID: 257-4180-003. Title: Strategy for Addressing the 1998 Federal and State Deadline for Upgrading Existing USTs

   DEP ID: 257-2318-001. Title: ASNT Level II Certification

   DEP ID: 257-0900-020. Title: Summary of the Technical Standards for USTs, Chapter 245, Subchapter E (relating to technical standards for underground storage tanks).

   DEP ID: 257-0900-018. Title: Summary of Technical Requirements for ASTs, Chapter 245, Subchapter F (relating to technical standards for aboveground storage tanks and facilities).

   DEP ID: 257-0900-019. Title: Summary of the Simplified Program for Small ASTs, Chapter 245, Subchapter G (relating to simplified program for small aboveground storage tanks).

   DEP ID: 257-2318-003. Title: Upgrade Requirements Triggered by Substantial Modification of USTs

   Description: The previous guidance documents were formerly issued by the Department to aid in the understanding of the Underground and Aboveground Storage Tank Regulations. When the Storage Tank Program amendments to Chapter 245 were published as final rulemaking at 37 Pa.B. 5979 (November 10, 2007), the guidance documents identified previously became outdated and no longer valid. Contact: Questions concerning the rescission of the technical guidance documents listed previously should be directed to Raymond S. Powers, Department of Environmental Protection, Storage Tank Division, Rachel Carson State Office Building, 14th Floor, P. O. Box 8762, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8772, (717) 772-5834, Effective Date: December 1, 2007.


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 07-2154. Filed for public inspection November 30, 2007, 9:00 a.m.]

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