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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 98-535


Availability of Technical Guidance

[28 Pa.B. 1678]

   Technical guidance documents are on DEP's World Wide Web site ( at the Public Participation Center. The ''January 1998 Inventory'' heading is the Governor's List of Nonregulatory Documents. The ''Search the Inventory of Technical Guidance Documents'' heading is a database of the Inventory. The ''Final Documents'' heading is the link to a menu of the various DEP bureaus and from there to each bureau's final technical guidance documents. The ''Draft Technical Guidance'' heading is the link to DEP's draft technical guidance documents.

   DEP will continue to revise its documents, as necessary, throughout 1998.

Ordering Paper Copies of DEP Technical Guidance

   Persons can order a bound paper copy of the latest Inventory or an unbound paper copy of any of the final documents listed on the Inventory by calling DEP at (717) 783-8727.

   In addition, bound copies of some of DEP's documents are available as DEP publications. Persons should check with the appropriate bureau for more information about the availability of a particular document as a publication.

Changes to Technical Guidance Documents

   Here is the current list of recent changes. Persons who have any questions or comments about a particular document should call the contact person whose name and phone number are listed with each document. Persons who have questions or comments in general should call Jonathan Brightbill at (717) 783-8727.

Final Technical Guidance--Substantive Revision

   DEP ID: 383-2128-108 Title: Public Water Supply Manual--Part IV: Noncommunity System Design Standards Description: Directs and supports implementation of permitting activities for noncommunity water systems under the drinking water management programs. Effective Date: March 2, 1998 Page Length: 42 pages Location: Vol 22, Tab 02 Contact: Joseph Hoffman at (717) 787-5017

Final Technical Guidance--Minor Revision

   DEP ID: 362-0300-002 Title: Small Flow Sewage Treatment Facility Manual Description: This provides guidelines for sewage authorities regarding the design, installation, operation of small flow sewage treatment facilities. Effective Date: February 1, 1998 Page Length: 27 pages Location: Vol 33, Tab 24 Contact: Milt Lauch at (717) 787-8184

   DEP ID: 362-2000-003 Title: Policy for Permitting Surface Water Diversions Description: Guidance to permit surface water diversions taking into account protection of human health, aquatic life and designated uses of the stream. Effective Date: March 1, 1998 Page Length: 14 pages Location: Vol 33, Tab 06 Contact: Milt Lauch at (717) 787-8184

Notice of Intent to Develop Technical Guidance

   Title: Underground Mine Accident and Production/Manhour Reporting Description: Assists the operators by providing an option to reduce the monthly requirement to quarterly and accepting the Federal report forms 7000-1 and 7000-2. Anticipated Effective Date: July 1, 1998 Anticipated Draft Development Date: April 10, 1998 Contact: Richard E. Stickler at (724) 439-7469.

Notice of Intent to Substantively Revise Technical Guidance

   Title: 1999 Environmental Education Grants Program Manual and Forms Description: Guides people through eligibility and application requirements for environmental education grants. Anticipated Effective Date: July 1, 1998 Anticipated Draft Development Date: April 15, 1998 Contact: Helen Olena at (717) 772-1828

Notice of Intent to Rescind Technical Guidance

   DEP ID: 362-2000-006 Title: Permit Requirements for Subsurface Disposal of Car Washes and Laundries Description: This guides permit review of subsurface disposal of this wastewater. Anticipated Effective Date: April 20, 1998 Contact: Gary Hepford at (717) 787-8184


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 98-535. Filed for public inspection April 3, 1998, 9:00 a.m.]

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