Extension of General Permit for the Beneficial Use of Biosolids by Land Application (PAG-08)
[51 Pa.B. 2226]
[Saturday, April 17, 2021]
Under the authority of the Federal Clean Water Act (33 U.S.C.A. §§ 1251—1387), The Clean Streams Law (35 P.S. §§ 691.1—691.1001), sections 1905-A, 1917-A and 1920-A of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P.S. §§ 510-5, 510-17 and 510-20), the Solid Waste Management Act (35 P.S. §§ 6018.101—6018.1003) and the Municipal Waste Planning, Recycling and Waste Reduction Act (53 P.S. §§ 4000.101—4000.1904), the Department of Environmental Protection (Department) is, by this notice, extending the availability of the current General Permit for the Beneficial Use of Biosolids by Land Application (PAG-08).
The existing PAG-08 General Permit in effect at this time will expire May 31, 2021. By this notice, the Department is administratively extending the PAG-08 General Permit to May 31, 2022, or the date of final renewal as published, whichever is earlier. Persons who are operating under the PAG-08 General Permit may continue to operate under its terms until the date final renewal is published. Persons who have coverage beyond the final renewal publication date as identified on their coverage approval page may continue to operate under the extended permit. The terms and conditions of the renewed permit will detail permittee obligations to continue coverage under the renewed permit. Persons whose coverage expires or persons seeking new coverage during the extension period may submit a Notice of Intent (NOI) for the Department's review in accordance with the procedures set forth in PAG-08 to obtain renewed or new coverage under the permit.
To access the General Permit, visit the Department's eLibrary web site at www.depgreenport.state.pa.us/elibrary/ (select ''Permit and Authorization Packages,'' then ''Point and Non-Point Source Management''). To access the NOI for Coverage under a General Permit for Beneficial Use of Biosolids by Land Application, which includes the PAG-08 General Permit, visit the Department's eLibrary web site at www.depgreenport.state.pa.us/elibrary/ (select ''Permit and Authorization Packages,'' then ''Water Management'').
Questions regarding the PAG-08 General Permit can be directed to Kevin McLeary at firstname.lastname@example.org or (717) 787-5017.
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 21-607. Filed for public inspection April 16, 2021, 9:00 a.m.]
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