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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 16-1649


Nutrient Credit Trading Program; Certification Requests

[46 Pa.B. 6084]
[Saturday, September 24, 2016]

 The Department of Environmental Protection (Department) provides notice of the following certification request that has been submitted under the Nutrient Credit Trading Program (Trading Program). See 25 Pa. Code § 96.8 (relating to use of offsets and tradable credits from pollution reduction activities in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed).

 The following request is being reviewed by the Department. The Department will accept written comments on the proposed pollutant reduction activity for 14 days.

Applicant Pollutant Reduction
Activity Description
Chesapeake Nutrient Management (Esbenshade Farms) Ralpho Township, Lancaster County This certification request is for nutrient reduction credits to be generated from the export of poultry litter out of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.

 The Department must receive comments on this application for credit certification no later than Saturday, October 8, 2016. Commentators are encouraged to submit electronic comments using the Department's eComment site at Written comments can be submitted by e-mail to or by mail to the Policy Office, Department of Environmental Protection, Rachel Carson State Office Building, P.O. Box 2063, Harrisburg, PA 17105-2063. Use ''Chesapeake Nutrient Management'' as the subject line in written communication.

 For further information about this certification request or the Trading Program contact Jay Braund, Bureau of Point and Non-Point Source Management, Department of Environmental Protection, P.O. Box 8774, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8774, (717) 772-5636, or visit the Department's web site at

Acting Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 16-1649. Filed for public inspection September 23, 2016, 9:00 a.m.]

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