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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 08-1022


Availability of Technical Guidance

[38 Pa.B. 2535]
[Saturday, May 31, 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--Substantive Revision:

   DEP ID: 257-3120-001. Title: Evaluation of Underground Storage Tank Liners. Description: Both State and Federal regulations require that internally-lined underground storage tanks with no other means of corrosion protection be inspected 10 years after the lining installation and re-evaluated every 5 years thereafter. This guidance addresses regulatory requirements and industry procedures for documenting each lining evaluation, certifying evaluation results or findings, recordkeeping and reporting. Substantive revisions were proposed to the guidance, which were advertised for public comment at 38 Pa.B. 1546 (March 29, 2008). The Department did not receive comments on the draft technical guidance during the public comment period. Contact: Questions regarding the final technical guidance document should be directed to Walter Nagel or Raymond Powers, Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Waste Management, Rachel Carson State Office Building, P. O. Box 8763, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8763, (717) 772-5551; wnagel@; Effective Date: May 31, 2008.


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 08-1022. Filed for public inspection May 30, 2008, 9:00 a.m.]

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