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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 21-572



Availability of Technical Guidance

[51 Pa.B. 2135]
[Saturday, April 10, 2021]

 Technical guidance documents (TGD) are available on the Department of Environmental Protection's (Depart-ment) web site at The ''Technical Guidance Final Documents'' heading is the link to a menu of the various Department bureaus where each bureau's final TGDs are posted. The ''Technical Guidance Draft Documents'' heading is the link to the Department's draft TGDs.

Ordering Paper Copies of Department Technical Guidance

 The Department encourages the use of the Internet to view and download TGDs. When this option is not available, persons can order a paper copy of any of the Department's draft or final TGDs 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 TGDs

 Following is the current list of recent changes. Persons who have questions or comments about a particular document should contact the person whose name and phone number are listed with each document.

Final Technical Guidance: Minor Revision

DEP ID: 263-4200-001. Title: Closure Requirements for Aboveground Storage Tank Systems. Description: This guidance document establishes the minimum standards that must be met to comply with the closure requirements for regulated large aboveground storage tanks and aboveground storage tanks situated in underground vaults. These procedures include closure notification, tank handling, waste management and disposal, site assessment, sampling requirements, analytical requirements, release reporting and recordkeeping. This TGD was revised to include aboveground storage tanks situated in underground vaults. Minor editorial changes were made.

Contact: Questions regarding this TGD can be directed to Danielle Mattive at or (717) 772-5830.

Effective Date: April 10, 2021


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 21-572. Filed for public inspection April 9, 2021, 9:00 a.m.]

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