Extension of NPDES General Permit for Point Source Discharges to Waters of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania from the Application of Pesticides (PAG-15)
[46 Pa.B. 5640]
[Saturday, August 27, 2016]
Under The Clean Streams Law (35 P.S. §§ 691.1—691.1001), 25 Pa. Code §§ 92a.7(b) and (c) and 92a.54(b) (relating to duration of permits and continuation of expiring permits; and general permits) and section 1905-A of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P.S. § 510-5), the Department of Environmental Protection (Department) is, by this notice, extending for 12 months, the availability of the current General Permit for Point Source Discharges to Waters of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania from the Application of Pesticides (PAG-15).
The existing PAG-15 in effect at this time will expire on October 28, 2016. By this notice, the Department is administratively extending the PAG-15 General Permit to October 28, 2017. Persons that are operating under the PAG-15 General Permit may continue to operate until October 28, 2017, or the expiration date of coverage identified on the permit coverage approval page, whichever is later. The Department is extending the availability of this permit to adequately complete preparation for the reissuance of the PAG-15 General Permit, and it is anticipated that the final PAG-15 General Permit update may be published prior to October 28, 2017. Any draft versions and public comment periods relating to the PAG-15 update will be published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin and the Department's web site at www.dep.pa.gov.
To access the current General Permit and related documents visit www.elibrary.dep.state.pa.us (select ''Permit and Authorization Packages,'' then ''Point and Non-Point Source Management,'' then ''National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System—NPDES,'' then ''General Permits,'' then ''07 PAG-15—NPDES General Permit for Point Source Discharges to Waters of PA from Application of Pesticides'').
Questions regarding PAG-15 General Permit should be directed to Dharmendra Kumar at firstname.lastname@example.org or (717) 787-8184.
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 16-1493. Filed for public inspection August 26, 2016, 9:00 a.m.]
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