Availability of Technical Guidance

[45 Pa.B. 7230]
[Saturday, December 19, 2015]

 Technical guidance documents are available on the Department of Environmental Protection's (Department) 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 technical guidance documents are posted. The ''Technical Guidance Draft Documents'' heading is the link to the department's draft technical guidance documents.

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 Document

DEP ID: 563-2000-301. Title: Use of Reclamation Fill at Active Noncoal Sites. Description: This guidance document describes the process of and conditions in which the Department may permit the use of certain fill materials, deemed ''Reclamation Fill,'' obtained from an offsite source in the reclamation plan of an active noncoal mine site. This major revision includes changes to Appendix A of 25 Pa. Code Chapter 250 (relating to administration of land recycling program). The derived tables were replaced with references to the Statewide Health Standards tables. There was one minor clarification made to the draft document based on the public comments submitted.

Contact: Questions regarding this action should be directed to Sharon Hill, (717) 787-6842,

Effective Date: December 19, 2015


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 15-2227. Filed for public inspection December 18, 2015, 9:00 a.m.]

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