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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 22-862



Availability of Technical Guidance

[52 Pa.B. 3374]
[Saturday, June 11, 2022]

 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.

Final TGD: Substantive Revision

DEP ID: 250-3100-001. Title: Guidance Document on Radioactivity Monitoring at Solid Waste Processing and Disposal Facilities. Description: This TGD assists the regulated community with the development of Radiation Protection Action Plans as required in regulation. The primary revisions amend the document to include guidance for the oil and gas industry in response to new provisions in 25 Pa. Code Chapter 78a (relating to unconventional wells) requiring unconventional oil and gas operators to comply with the TGD. In addition, outdated and redundant information is being removed; guidance is being provided for nonsolid waste recycler operations; environmental modeling guidance is being improved; and radiation protection standards are being compiled in one place for subject facilities.

Contact: Questions regarding this TGD can be directed to Ali Tarquino Morris at or (717) 783-2388.

Effective Date: June 11, 2022


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 22-862. Filed for public inspection June 10, 2022, 9:00 a.m.]

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