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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 08-633


Availability of Technical Guidance

[38 Pa.B. 1639]
[Saturday, April 5, 2008]

   Technical guidance documents are available on the Department of Environmental Protection's (Department) web site at (DEP Keywords: ''Technical Guidance''). The ''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 ''Draft Technical Guidance'' heading is the link to the Department's draft technical guidance documents.

   The Department will continue to revise its nonregulatory documents, as necessary, throughout 2008.

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:

   DEP ID: 270-0810-005. Title: Guidance Document for the Pennsylvania Clean Vehicles (PCV) Program. Description: This document serves as a guide for the implementation and operation of the PCV Program. By providing an explanation of the requirements of the PCV Program, this document will aid the regulated community in complying with the program and will aid the Department in enforcing the program. This document applies to persons engaged in the sale, lease, offering for sale or lease, import, delivery, purchase, rental, acquisition, titling or registration of model year 2008 and later, new passenger cars and light duty trucks in this Commonwealth. This group includes, but is not limited to, foreign and domestic new motor vehicle manufacturers, Pennsylvania new motor vehicle dealers, vehicle title issuing agents and vehicle rental or leasing agents. This guidance is issued under the authority of 25 Pa. Code Chapter 126, Subchapter D, which establishes the PCV Program. Notice requesting comments on the draft version of the technical guidance document was published at 37 Pa.B. 3127 (July 7, 2007). During the 30-day public comment period, the Department received comments from five commentators. Revisions were made to the final technical guidance document to enhance clarity and to provide additional information requested by the commentators. A Comment and Response document is available which summarizes the comments received on the draft technical guidance and the Department's responses to those comments. In addition to the availability of the final technical guidance document as noted previously, the final guidance document is available on the Department's Pennsylvania Clean Vehicles Program web site at Contact: Questions regarding the technical guidance document should be directed to Chris Trostle at (717) 787-9494, or to Samantha Harmon at (717) 705-7686, Effective Date: April 5, 2008.


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 08-633. Filed for public inspection April 4, 2008, 9:00 a.m.]

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