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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 13-2197


Revision of General Permit Number WMGR097 for Research and Development of the Beneficial Uses of Municipal and Residual Waste

[43 Pa.B. 6986]
[Saturday, November 23, 2013]

 Under the Solid Waste Management Act (35 P. S. §§ 6018.101—6018.1003), the Municipal Waste Planning, Recycling and Waste Reduction Act (53 P. S. §§ 4000.101—4000.1904) and residual waste regulations, a General Permit authorizing Research and Development of the Beneficial Uses of Municipal and Residual Waste General Permit Number WMGR097 authorizes research and development activities to demonstrate the beneficial use of residual and/or municipal waste.

 By this notice, the Department of Environmental Protection (Department) is providing notice that WMGR097 has been amended and will become effective on March 1, 2014, and will expire on March 1, 2017.

 This general permit has been amended to include:

 1. Reorganization of the general permit for overall clarity and ease of use.

 2. Clarification of the registration process and specification of the forms and information required for persons proposing to operate under WMGR097.

 3. Clarification of the requirements to justify large scale projects and projects with a proposed duration greater than 1 year.

 4. Clarification of the operating conditions, recordkeeping requirements and reporting requirements of the permit.

 This General Permit was published for a 60-day public comment period at 42 Pa.B. 6346 (October 6, 2012). The permit and comment/response documents are available at the Department's eLibrary at by typing ''WMGR097'' in the search box.

 Copies can be obtained by contacting Scott E. Walters, Chief, Permits Section, Division of Municipal and Residual Waste, Bureau of Waste Management, P. O. Box 69170, Harrisburg, PA 17105-9170, (717) 787-7381. Persons with a disability may use the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Service at (800) 654-5984 (TDD users) or (800) 654-5988 (voice users).

Acting Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 13-2197. Filed for public inspection November 22, 2013, 9:00 a.m.]

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