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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 23-1605



Extension of General Permit for the Beneficial Use of Residential Septage by Land Application (PAG-09)

[53 Pa.B. 7248]
[Saturday, November 18, 2023]

 Under the authority of the Federal Clean Water Act (33 U.S.C. §§ 1251—1389), The Clean Streams Law (35 P.S. §§ 691.1—691.1001), sections 1905-A, 1917-A and 1920-A of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P.S. §§ 510-5, 510-17 and 510-20), the Solid Waste Management Act (35 P.S. §§ 6018.101—6018.1003) and the Municipal Waste Planning, Recycling and Waste Reduction Act (53 P.S. §§ 4000.101—4000.1904), the Department of Environmental Protection (Department) is, by this notice, extending the availability of the current General Permit for the Beneficial Use of Residential Septage by Land Application (PAG-09).

 The existing PAG-09 General Permit in effect at this time will expire on November 30, 2023. By this notice, the Department is administratively extending the PAG-09 General Permit to November 30, 2024, or the date of final renewal as published, whichever is earlier. Persons that are operating under the PAG-09 General Permit may continue to operate under its terms until the date final renewal is published. Persons that have coverage beyond the final renewal publication date as identified on their coverage approval page may continue to operate until that later date under the terms of the renewed PAG-09. Persons whose coverage expires or persons seeking new coverage during the extension period may submit a Notice of Intent for the Department's review in accordance with the procedures set forth in PAG-09 to obtain renewed or new coverage under the permit.

 To access the General Permit and related documents, visit the Department's eLibrary at www.depgreenport. (select ''Permit and Authorization Packages,'' then ''Point and Non-Point Source Management'').

 Questions regarding the PAG-09 General Permit for Beneficial Use of Residential Septage by Land Application can be directed to Kevin McLeary at or (717) 705-4090.

Interim Acting Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 23-1605. Filed for public inspection November 17, 2023, 9:00 a.m.]

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