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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 14-2562


Availability of Technical Guidance

[44 Pa.B. 7788]
[Saturday, December 13, 2014]

 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 Document

DEP ID: 563-2112-228. Title: Guidelines for the Beneficial Use of Coal Ash at Coal Mines. Description: This guidance explains new requirements for the beneficial use of coal ash under the provisions of 25 Pa. Code Chapter 290 (relating to beneficial use of coal ash). It clarifies implementation of new requirements in areas such as water monitoring, ash quality monitoring and certification of coal ash sources.

Written Comments: Interested persons may submit written comments on this draft technical guidance documents by January 13, 2015. Comments submitted by facsimile will not be accepted. Comments, including comments submitted by e-mail must include the originator's name and address. Written comments should be submitted to Sharon Hill, Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Mining Programs, Rachel Carson State Office Building, P. O. Box 8461, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8461,

Contact: Sharon Hill, (717) 787-6842,

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

Acting Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 14-2562. Filed for public inspection December 12, 2014, 9:00 a.m.]

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