Availability of Technical Guidance
[44 Pa.B. 7954]
[Saturday, December 20, 2014]
Technical guidance documents are available on the Department of Environmental Protection's (Department) web site at www.elibrary.dep.state.pa.us. 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.
Interim Final Technical Guidance Document
DEP ID: 310-2135-001. Title: Implementation Plan for Act 162 of 2014. Description: This interim final policy provides guidance on the Department's interpretation of Act 162 of 2014, related to regulatory requirements for riparian buffers or riparian forest buffers. This interim final policy provides the framework, rationale and requirements regarding riparian buffers and riparian forest buffers for applicants proposing projects that require NPDES permits for Discharges Associated with Construction Activities within 150 feet of a special protection (High Quality and Exceptional Value) river, stream, creek, lake, pond or reservoir.
Written Comments: Interested persons may submit written comments on this Interim Final technical guidance document by February 18, 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 Jennifer Orr, NPDES Construction and Erosion Control, Bureau of Waterways Engineering and Wetlands, Rachel Carson State Office Building, P. O. Box 8460, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8460, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact: Jennifer Orr, (717) 787-3411, email@example.com.
Effective Date: December 20, 2014
Draft Technical Guidance Document: Substantive Revision
DEP ID: 258-2182-773. Title: Management of Fill. Description: This policy provides the Department's procedures for determining whether material is clean fill or regulated fill. Regulated fill may not be used unless a Solid Waste Management Act (35 P. S. §§ 6018.101—6018.1003) permit is secured by the individual or entity using the regulated fill.
Written Comments: Interested persons may submit written comments on this draft technical guidance document by February 18, 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 C. D. Vu, Bureau of Waste Management, Rachel Carson State Office Building, P. O. Box 69170, Harrisburg, PA 17106-9170, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact: C. D. Vu, (717) 787-7381, email@example.com.
Effective Date: Upon publication as final in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.
DANA K. AUNKST,
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 14-2629. Filed for public inspection December 19, 2014, 9:00 a.m.]
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