Navigation

NOTICES

DEPARTMENT OF
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

Draft General Permit for the Reclamation of Forfeited Noncoal Mines (GP-106)

[49 Pa.B. 1854]
[Saturday, April 13, 2019]

 The Department of Environmental Protection (Department) proposes to authorize, by general permit, subject to the terms, conditions and criteria set forth in the general permit, the extraction of noncoal minerals from a site in order to facilitate the reclamation of sites that have previously been forfeited prior to reclamation. This draft permit was developed as a mechanism to address forfeited industrial mineral mine sites.

 The total mining area to be affected by the mineral extraction activities cannot exceed 5 acres (2.02 hectares) beyond what was previously disturbed or a 300-foot perimeter around the previously disturbed area, whichever is greater.

 The draft General Permit 106 (GP-106) is available for review and can be accessed on the Department's eComment web site at www.ahs.dep.pa.gov/eComment.

 Interested persons may submit written comments on this draft General Permit through Monday, May 13, 2019. Comments, including comments submitted by e-mail, must include the originator's name and address. Commentators are encouraged to submit comments using the Department's online eComment tool at www.ahs.dep. pa.gov/eComment or by e-mail to ecomment@pa.gov. Written comments can also be mailed to the Department of Environmental Protection, Policy Office, Rachel Carson State Office Building, P.O. Box 2063, Harrisburg, PA 17105-2063.

 Questions regarding the draft GP-106 can be directed to Eric Oliver at eoliver@pa.gov or (814) 342-8200.

PATRICK McDONNELL, 
Secretary

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 19-531. Filed for public inspection April 12, 2019, 9:00 a.m.]



No part of the information on this site may be reproduced for profit or sold for profit.

This material has been drawn directly from the official Pennsylvania Bulletin full text database. Due to the limitations of HTML or differences in display capabilities of different browsers, this version may differ slightly from the official printed version.


Navigation

webmaster@PaBulletin.com