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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 12-1603


Availability of Technical Guidance

[42 Pa.B. 5435]
[Saturday, August 18, 2012]

 Technical guidance documents are available on the Department of Environmental Protection's (Department) web site at The ''Technical Guidance 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 ''Technical Guidance Draft Documents'' heading is the link to the Department's draft technical guidance documents.

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.

Rescission of Technical Guidance

DEP ID: 257-2318-005. Title: Policy for Implementing the General Operating Permit Strategy for Aboveground Storage Tanks. Description: This Technical Guidance Document was created in 1997 as the initial guideline to implement the regulation of aboveground storage tanks through general operating permits. Program implementation guidelines have been subsequently incorporated into other technical guidance documents, application forms and fact sheets available on the Department's web site, making this document obsolete. Contact: Questions regarding this action should be directed to Adam Krichmar at or (717) 772-5831.

Effective Date: August 28, 2012.

Title: Interim Procedures Pertaining to Continuous Source Monitoring System Quarterly Data Reports. Description: The interim guidance outlines procedures the Department utilizes whenever Continuous Source Monitoring System Quarterly Data Reports required under 25 Pa. Code § 139.101(5) (relating to general requirements) are inaccurate or not submitted. The procedures have been incorporated into the Continuous Source Monitoring Manual Revision No. 8, DEP ID: 274-0300-001. Contact: Douglas Haulik, (717) 772-4482 or

Effective Date: August 28, 2012.


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 12-1603. Filed for public inspection August 17, 2012, 9:00 a.m.]

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