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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 98-1713


Availability of Technical Guidance

[28 Pa.B. 5291]

   Technical guidance documents are on DEP's World Wide Web site ( at the Public Participation Center. The ''July 1998 Inventory'' heading is the Governor's List of Non-regulatory 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 is listed with each document. Persons who have questions or comments in general should call Joe Sieber at (717) 783-8727.

Final Technical Guidance

   DEP ID: 391-2000-023 Title: Design Stream Flows Description: This document acts to assist in establishing the assimilation capacity in the mass balance equation of the PENTOXSD model. This guidance will be used by the Department in the analyzing wasteload allocations and NPDES effluent limitations. Effective Date: September 14, 1998 Contact: Clarence E. Yingling, Jr. at (717) 787-9637

Draft Technical Guidance

   DEP ID: 012-0900-004 Title: Revised General Permit Guidance Description: This document provides the general guidelines to be used by DEP staff to develop, receive, review and approve general permits. This process includes public notice of Department decisions and procedures to facilitate greater public accessibility to general permits. This document also provides the process for receiving and issuing authorization to operate under a DEP general permit. Anticipated Effective Date: December 17, 1998, Deadline for Submittal of Comments: November 17, 1998 Contact: Joe Sieber at (717) 783-8727


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 98-1713. Filed for public inspection October 16, 1998, 9:00 a.m.]

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