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Residual Waste General Permits

Effective January 10, 2019, inquiries and correspondence regarding new permit applications, reporting, and compliance matters related to sites in Armstrong and Indiana Counties should be directed to DEP's Northwest Regional Office. Questions on permit applications under review as of January 9, 2019, and pending enforcement matters for Armstrong and Indiana Counties should be directed to DEP's Southwest Regional Office. Inquiries can also be directed to RA-epcontactus@pa.gov.

Mining and Radiation Protection permits and programs are not affected by this regional office change. 

Residual waste general permits may be issued on a regional or statewide basis for a category of processing and/or beneficial use of residual waste. Wastes must be similar physically and chemically and must be used and processed in a similar fashion. Persons may be authorized to operate under an existing general permit via a registration or determination of applicability. Fees include: