Availability of Technical Guidance
[51 Pa.B. 5317]
[Saturday, August 21, 2021]
Technical guidance documents (TGD) are available on the Department of Environmental Protection's (Department) web site at www.depgreenport.state.pa.us/elibrary/. 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.
Draft TGD: Substantive Revision
DEP ID: 563-2112-656. Title: Liners and Caps for Coal Refuse Disposal Areas. Description: This guidance explains the procedures that the Department will use in approving liners and caps for facility designs and the criteria for as-built certifications for coal refuse disposal areas. The previous version did not contain specification for caps as barrier layers. This revision also removes reference to liners for water impoundments and stockpiles, updates standards and testing methods for liners and includes a section on preventing contact of the refuse with precipitation during temporary cessation.
Written Comments: Interested persons may submit written comments on this draft TGD through Monday, September 20, 2021. Comments, including comments submitted by e-mail must include the commentator's name and address. Commentators are encouraged to submit comments using the Department's online eComment tool for policies at www.ahs.dep.pa.gov/eComment or by e-mail to email@example.com. Written comments can be mailed to the Technical Guidance Coordinator, Department of Environmental Protection, Policy Office, Rachel Carson State Office Building, P.O. Box 2063, Harrisburg, PA 17105-2063.
Contact: Questions regarding this TGD can be directed to Sharon Hill at firstname.lastname@example.org or (717) 787-6842.
Effective Date: Upon publication of notice as final in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 21-1318. Filed for public inspection August 20, 2021, 9:00 a.m.]
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