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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 12-149


Availability of Technical Guidance

[42 Pa.B. 619]
[Saturday, January 28, 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.

Draft Technical Guidance—New Guidance

 DEP ID: 385-2314-001. Title: Act 537 Program Guidance; Training Provider Manual for the Pennsylvania Onlot Sewage System Training Program. Description: This document serves to establish the Pennsylvania Onlot Sewage System Training Program. Within the administration of the training program, this document creates uniform procedures and protocol for reviewing and approving training providers as approved sponsors and for review and approval of third-party provider-based training courses and conferences for the continuing education of sewage enforcement officers, to ensure application of appropriate credit to sewage enforcement officers for training taken and for the comprehensive training of onlot sewage system installers. Written Comments: The Department is seeking comments on draft technical guidance No. 385-2314-001. Interested persons may submit written comments on this draft technical guidance document by February 27, 2012. Comments submitted by facsimile will not be accepted. The Department will accept comments submitted by e-mail. A return name and address must be included in each e-mail transmission. Written comments should be submitted to John Borland, Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Point and Non-point Source Management, Division of Planning and Permitting, Rachel Carson State Office Building, 11th Floor, P. O. Box 8774, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8774 or Contact: Questions regarding the draft technical guidance document should be directed to John Borland at (717) 783-7423 or

Effective Date: Upon publication of notice as final in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 12-149. Filed for public inspection January 27, 2012, 9:00 a.m.]

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