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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 16-372


Availability of Technical Guidance

[46 Pa.B. 1280]
[Saturday, March 5, 2016]

 Technical guidance documents 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 technical guidance documents are posted. The ''Technical Guidance Draft Documents'' heading is the link to the Department's draft technical guidance documents.

Ordering Paper Copies of Department Technical Guidance

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

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

Final Technical Guidance Document

DEP ID: 291-4100-001. Title: Radiation Protection Compliance and Enforcement Guidance. Description: This guidance, which became effective on March 15, 1994, and was updated on November 26, 2005, establishes standard procedures for encouraging compliance with and enforcing the regulations in 25 Pa. Code Part I, Subpart D, Article V (relating to radiological health), which the Bureau of Radiation Protection (Bureau) has the authority to administer. The Bureau's regulatory responsibilities are authorized by the Radiation Protection Act (35 P. S. §§ 7110.101—7110.703), the Radon Certification Act (63 P. S. §§ 2001—2014) and the Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Act (35 P. S. §§ 7130.101—7130.905). Notice of availability of the draft guidance was published at 45 Pa.B. 4059 (July 25, 2015) for a 30-day comment period ending August 24, 2015, and was corrected for clarity and readability at 45 Pa.B. 4455 (August 8, 2015) for an extended comment period ending September 8, 2015. No public comments were received.

Contact: Questions regarding this technical guidance document should be directed to Joseph Melnic, (717) 783-9730 or

Effective Date: March 5, 2016


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 16-372. Filed for public inspection March 4, 2016, 9:00 a.m.]

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