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25 Pa. Code § 271.901. Purpose and applicability.


§ 271.901. Purpose and applicability.

 (a)  Purpose.

   (1)  This subchapter establishes standards for general and individual land application of sewage sludge permits for the beneficial use of sewage sludge by land application. The standards consist of general requirements, pollutant limits, management practices and operational standards. This subchapter also includes pathogen and alternative vector attraction reduction requirements.

   (2)  In addition, the standards in this subchapter include reporting requirements and the frequency of monitoring and recordkeeping requirements when sewage sludge is applied to the land for beneficial use.

 (b)  Applicability.

   (1)  This subchapter applies to a person who prepares sewage sludge that will be sold or given away in a bag or other container or that will be land applied, and to a person who applies sewage sludge to the land.

   (2)  This subchapter applies to sewage sludge applied to the land.

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