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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 03-987


Availability of Technical Guidance

[33 Pa.B. 2549]

   Technical guidance documents are on the Department of Environmental Protection's (Department) website ( at the Public Participation Center page. The ''2003 Inventory'' heading is the Governor's list of nonregulatory guidance documents. The ''Final Documents'' heading is the link to a menu of the various Department bureaus and from there to each bureau's final technical guidance documents. The ''Draft Technical Guidance'' 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 guidance documents. When this option is not available, 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 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 any 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

   DEP ID: 383-0810-106. Title: Summary of Key Requirements for Surface Water Filtration. Description: This document applies to public water systems using surface water sources or groundwater sources that are under the influence of surface water. Effective Date: May 24, 2003. Contact: Trudy Troutman, (717) 783-3795,

Notice of Intent to Rescind

   DEP ID: 363-3000-012. Title: Complaint Handling/Problem Assessment for Conservation Districts. Description: This policy is obsolete due to the changes required by the Federal Phase II NPDES permit and implementation of the post-construction stormwater management requirements. The policy will be rescinded on May 24, 2003. Also, this guidance is now being incorporated into the draft revisions to the Compliance Assistance and Enforcement Manual, DEP ID No. 363-4000-001. Contact: Ken Reisinger, (717) 787-6827,

Acting Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 03-987. Filed for public inspection May 23, 2003, 9:00 a.m.]

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