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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 01-327


Lead-Based Paint and Hazard Control Action Located within Floodplain

[31 Pa.B. 1189]

   Montgomery County and the cities of Erie, Harrisburg, Johnstown and Scranton are proposing to use Federal funds under the Lead-Based Paint Hazard Control Vacant, Rental and Privately-Owned Housing Grant Program within a 100-year floodplain. The proposed program would involve individual projects located in any/all parts of the jurisdictions listed, and could contain sites located within Flood Zones 4204490005B, 420380A, HN1-012, 4202310010C, 420231005C, 42091C0404E, 42091C0D19E, 403E, 069E, 401B, 352E, 4205380015-A and 4205380010-A, as designated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency Flood Insurance Rate Maps. The Department of Health (Department) is the lead agency for this program and has the responsibility for environmental review and floodplain management requirements.

   Project:  Lead-Based Paint Hazard Control Grant Program

   Purpose:  Funds will be used to provide assistance to property owners to make their units lead safe through lead inspections, risk assessments and lead hazard control, including temporary relocation during hazard control work.

   Location:  Montgomery County and the cities of Erie, Harrisburg, Johnstown and Scranton.

   An Environmental Review Record (ERR) regarding the project has been made by the Department as the lead agency, which documents the floodplain information and contains a full description of the proposed action. The ERR is on file at the Department of Health, Room 725 Health & Welfare Building, Harrisburg, PA 17108, and is available for public examination and copying upon request between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

   All interested agencies, groups, and persons disagreeing with the proposed action are invited to submit written comments for consideration to Jennifer H. Thompson, Department of Health, Bureau of Family Health, Division of Maternal and Child Health, P. O. Box 90, Room 725 Health & Welfare Building, Harrisburg, PA 17108. The written comments should be received at the above address on or before March 11, 2001. Persons with a disability who desire to comment in alternative format should notify Jennifer H. Thompson at (717) 783-8451, V/TT: (717) 783-6514 or Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Services at (800) 654-5884 [TT].

   Information regarding the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's regulations concerning floodplain management may be obtained by contacting Karen M. Choi, Environmental Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, 611 W. Sixth St., Suite 800, Los Angeles, California 90017 (213) 894-8000.


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 01-327. Filed for public inspection February 23, 2001, 9:00 a.m.]

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