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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 09-369


Availability of Technical Guidance

[39 Pa.B. 1166]
[Saturday, February 28, 2009]

   Technical guidance documents are available on the Department of Environmental Protection's (Department) web site 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 2009.

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.

Final Technical Guidance

   DEP ID: 255-5800-001. Title: Guidance for Commonwealth Funded Water Supply Response Actions. Description: This guidance document establishes provisions for using Commonwealth funds to conduct water supply response actions under the Hazardous Sites Cleanup Act (35 P. S. §§ 6020.101--6020.1305) and the Storage Tank and Spill Prevention Act (35 P. S. §§ 6021.101--6021.2104). The document provides general guidelines for Department staff regarding when and how Commonwealth funds may be used to provide temporary or permanent replacement water supplies at sites addressed under the Hazardous Sites Cleanup Act or the Storage Tank and Spill Prevention Act, including the allowable criteria, scope, and implementation costs for Commonwealth funded water supply response actions. Notice advertising the draft technical guidance document for public comment was advertised at 38 Pa.B. (December 27, 2008). The Department did not receive comments on the draft technical guidance during the public comment period. Contact: George Hartenstein, Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Waste Management, P. O. Box 8471, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8471, (717) 783-9475; Effective Date: February 28, 2009.

Acting Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 09-369. Filed for public inspection February 27, 2009, 9:00 a.m.]

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