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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 10-1047


Extension to Pennsylvania General National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit for Stormwater Discharges Associated With Industrial Activities (PAG-03)

[40 Pa.B. 3022]
[Saturday, June 5, 2010]

 Under The Pennsylvania Clean Streams Law (35 P. S. §§ 691.1—691.101), sections 1905-A, 1917-A and 1920-A of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P. S. §§ 510-5, 510-17 and 510-20), the Department of Environmental Protection (Department) by this notice informs the public of the extension to the Department's NPDES Stormwater General Permit (PAG-03) for Discharges of Stormwater Associated With Industrial Activities, the Notice of Intent and other related permit documents, for 6 months, effective from June 5, 2010, through December 4, 2010. The current General Permit will expire at midnight on June 4, 2010. The Department is extending this permit to adequately complete the renewal of PAG-03.

 This General Permit will continue to be not applicable for stormwater discharges to ''high quality'' and ''exceptional value'' waters designated under 25 Pa.  Code Chapter 93 (relating to water quality standards). An individual permit is required for these discharges.

 The Department will continue to use Standard Industrial Classification Codes, per the Environmental Protection Agency guidance, to define the categories of industrial activities covered by this permit.

 The permit documents package will continue to be available at the Department's central and regional offices until they are updated or replaced.

 In addition, the permit documents package can be accessed at the Department's web site at www.depweb., by selecting:

Licensing, Permits & Certification in the left-side
Program-Specific Permits/Authorization Packages
 in the third paragraph,
Water Management,
General Permits,
01 PAG-03 Discharges of Stormwater Associated With
 Industrial Activities,
The document numbers are: 3800-PM-WSFR0083a
 through z and aa,

persons should also contact the Department's Bureau of Water Standards and Facility Regulation, P. O. Box 8467, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8467, (717) 787-8184, or Geoffrey Maduka at

 Persons with a disability may use the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Service by calling (800) 654-5984 (TDD users) or (800) 654-5988 (voice users).


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 10-1047. Filed for public inspection June 4, 2010, 9:00 a.m.]

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