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Nutrient Credit Trading Program; Certification Requests

[47 Pa.B. 4041]
[Saturday, July 22, 2017]

 The Department of Environmental Protection (Department) provides notice of the following certification request that has been submitted under the Nutrient Credit Trading Program (Trading Program). See 25 Pa. Code § 96.8 (relating to use of offsets and tradable credits from pollution reduction activities in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed).

Credit Certification Requests

 The following requests are being reviewed by the Department.

Applicant Pollutant Reduction Activity Description
Red Barn Trading Company on behalf of
 Rohrer Dairy Farm, LLC (Lancaster County)
This certification request is for nutrient reduction credits to  be generated from the use of cover crops and continuous  no-till as best management practices.
Chesapeake Nutrient Management on behalf of
  Esbenshade Farms (Lancaster County)
This certification request is for nutrient reduction credits to  be generated from the export of poultry litter out of the  Chesapeake Bay Watershed.
Chesapeake Nutrient Management on behalf of
 Springside Trucking, LLC (Lancaster County)
This certification request is for nutrient reduction credits to  be generated from the export of poultry litter out of the  Chesapeake Bay Watershed.

Written Comments

 The Department will accept written comments on these proposed pollutant reduction activities for 30 days. The Department must receive comments on these requests for credit certification no later than Monday, August 21, 2017. Commentators can view submitted materials and are encouraged to submit electronic comments using the Department's eComment site at www.ahs.dep.pa.gov/eComment. Written comments can be submitted to ecomment@pa.gov or to the Policy Office, Department of Environmental Protection, Rachel Carson State Office Building, P.O. Box 2063, Harrisburg, PA 17105-2063. Use ''Certification Requests, Lancaster'' as the subject line in written communication.

 For further information about this action or the Trading Program, contact the Division of Operations, Bureau of Clean Water, Department of Environmental Protection, P.O. Box 8774, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8774, (717) 787-6744, RA-EPPANutrientTrad@pa.gov or visit the Department's web site at www.dep.pa.gov/nutrient_trading.

PATRICK McDONNELL, 
Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 17-1216. Filed for public inspection July 21, 2017, 9:00 a.m.]



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