Availability of Technical Guidance
[48 Pa.B. 3490]
[Saturday, June 9, 2018]
Technical guidance documents are available on the Department of Environmental Protection's (Department) web site at http://www.elibrary.dep.state.pa.us/dsweb/HomePage. 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
The following is the current list of recent changes to the Air Quality Permit Exemptions. 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.
Final Technical Guidance—Substantive Revision
DEP ID: 275-2101-003. Title: Air Quality Permit Exemptions. Description: Consistent with the provision of 25 Pa. Code § 127.14 (relating to exemptions), the Department may determine sources or classes of sources which may be exempt from the plan approval and permitting requirements of 25 Pa. Code Chapter 127 (relating to construction, modification, reactivation and operation of sources). In accordance with 25 Pa. Code § 127.14(d), the Department is finalizing an amendment to the Air Quality Permit Exemptions.
The Department published a notice at 47 Pa.B. 733 (February 4, 2017) opening a public comment period for Technical Guidance Document No. 275-2101-003, entitled ''Air Quality Permit Exemptions.'' The comment period ended on June 5, 2017. The Department published a second notice at 48 Pa.B. 1902 (March 31, 2018) opening a second public comment period for Technical Guidance Document No. 275-2101-003 on Category Nos. 35 and 38 under 25 Pa. Code § 127.14(a)(8); Category No. 16 under 25 Pa. Code § 127.14(a)(9); and Category No. 40 under the Trivial Activities provision. The comment period ended on May 15, 2018. The Department has prepared a Comment and Response Document which is available on the Department's web site. At this time the Department is finalizing only the revisions to Category Nos. 35 and 38; under 25 Pa. Code § 127.14(a)(9), Category No. 16; and under the Trivial Activities provision, Category No. 40 of Technical Guidance Document 275-2101-003. Any other revisions to the technical guidance document will be finalized at a later date.
Contact: Questions regarding this technical guidance document should be directed to Naishadh Bhatt, (717) 787-2856 or email@example.com or Frank Zarefoss, (717) 787-4325 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Effective Date: August 8, 2018
Rescission of Technical Guidance
DEP ID: 270-0810-006. Title: Guidance for Performing Single Stationary Source Determination for Oil and Gas Industries. Description: The Department is rescinding this technical guidance document due to the issuance of the United States Environmental Protection Agency Final Rule entitled ''Source Determination for Certain Emission Units in the Oil and Natural Gas Sector,'' 81 FR 35622 (June 3, 2016).
Contact: Questions regarding this technical guidance document should be directed to Frank Zarefoss, (717) 787-4325 or email@example.com.
Effective Date: August 8, 2018
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 18-889. Filed for public inspection June 8, 2018, 9:00 a.m.]
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