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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 21-674



Availability of Technical Guidance

[51 Pa.B. 2448]
[Saturday, May 1, 2021]

 Technical guidance documents (TGD) are available on the Department of Environmental Protection's (Department) web site at The ''Technical Guidance Final Documents'' heading is the link to a menu of the various Department bureaus where each bureau's final TGDs are posted. The ''Technical Guidance Draft Documents'' heading is the link to the Department's draft TGDs.

Ordering Paper Copies of Department Technical Guidance

 The Department encourages the use of the Internet to view and download TGDs. When this option is not available, persons can order a paper copy of any of the Department's draft or final TGDs 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 TGDs

 Following is the current list of recent changes. Persons who have questions or comments about a particular document should contact the person whose name and phone number are listed with each document.

Rescission of Technical Guidance

DEP ID: ER-2010-0003. Title: DEP Mercury Acceptance, Collection, Transport, Storage and Disposal under the Mercury-Free Thermostat Act of 2009. Description: The original policy was to provide guidance to the Department regional emergency response managers and all Department regional staff that may receive requests for thermostats containing mercury switches. The policy is being replaced by an updated, internal Standard Operating Procedures document and a public-facing fact sheet that provides more comprehensive information about the Department's mercury collection program.

Contact: Questions regarding this action can be directed to Jacqueline Turk at or (717) 783-1766.

Effective Date: May 1, 2021


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 21-674. Filed for public inspection April 30, 2021, 9:00 a.m.]

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