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DEP Publishes Updated Non-Regulatory Agenda On Technical Guidance In Development

The Department of Environmental Protection published an updated Non-Regulatory Agenda of Technical Guidance Documents it plans to develop and finalize in the agency.  (formal notice PA Bulletin page 3652)

This Agenda is similar to DEP’s Regulatory Agenda which lists regulations in development and a timeline for action.

Among the guidance documents in development are--

-- Air Quality

-- Updated Air Quality Permit Review Protocol: Draft 4th Quarter

-- Chapter 105

-- PA Function Based Compensation Protocol For Mitigation: Final 4th Quarter

-- Coal Mining

-- Updated Surface Water Protection From Underground Coal Mining: Draft 1st Quarter 2018

-- Updated Engineering Manual for Mining Operations: Draft 3rd Quarter

-- Updated Civil Penalty Assessments For Mining Operations: Draft 4th Quarter

-- Land Recycling

-- Land Recycling Program Technical Guidance Manual: Draft 3rd Quarter

-- Oil & Gas Operations

-- Updated Civil Penalty Assessments For Oil & Gas Operations: Draft 4th Quarter

-- Public Resources Impact Screening For Oil & Gas Operations: Draft 1st Quarter 2018

-- Best Practices for Noise Control For Oil & Gas Operations: Draft 2nd Quarter 2018

-- Induced Seismicity Policy For Oil & Gas Operations: Draft 4th Quarter

-- Guidelines For Implementing Area Of Review For Oil & Gas Operations: Final 4th Quarter

-- Policy for Replacing Water Supplies Impact By Shale Gas Operations: Final 3rd Quarter

-- Public Participation

-- Updated Policy for Development and Publication Of Technical Guidance: Draft 3rd Quarter

-- Updated Policy for Development and Availability of Regulations: Draft 3rd Quarter

-- Updated Policy on Public Participation in Development of Regulations: Draft 3rd Quarter

-- Updated Policy for Advisory Committees To Follow In Giving Input: Draft 3rd Quarter

-- Radon

-- PA Radon Mitigation Standards: Draft 4th Quarter

-- Storage Tanks

-- Closure Requirements For Underground/Aboveground Tank Systems: Final 3rd Quarter

-- Wastewater

-- Water Quality Management Permitting: Draft 4th Quarter

-- Water Allocation

-- Updated Water Allocation Permit Review: Draft 4th Quarter

Click Here for a copy of DEP’s Non-Regulatory Agenda.

[Posted: June 30, 2017]


7/3/2017

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