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Recently Closed Technical Guidance Comment Periods


The Technical Guidance listed below have recently closed comments periods and are no longer accepting comments. Once a comment period closes, DEP carefully considers each comment submitted when finalizing the Technical Guidance. Once the Technical Guidance is finalized, it will be published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin and becomes effective. All finalized Technical Guidance Documents are available in DEP's eLibrary.

Riparian Buffer or Riparian Forest Buffer Equivalency Demonstration (DEP ID: 310-2135-002) (PDF)
Pennsylvania Bulletin Notice
Opened: Mar. 21, 2015
Closed: May 20, 2015

Riparian Buffer or Riparian Forest Buffer Offsetting (DEP ID: 310-2135-003) (PDF)
Pennsylvania Bulletin Notice
Opened: Mar. 21, 2015
Closed: May 20, 2015

Pennsylvania's Capability Enhancement Program (DEP ID: 383-0400-114) (PDF)
Pennsylvania Bulletin Notice
Opened: Apr. 4, 2015
Closed: May 4, 2015

Acid Mine Drainage Set-Aside Program: Program Implementation Guidelines (DEP ID: 370-5500-001) (PDF)
Pennsylvania Bulletin Notice
Opened: Feb. 21, 2015
Closed: Mar. 23, 2015

Implementation Plan for Act 162 of 2014 (DEP ID: 310-2135-001) (PDF)
Pennsylvania Bulletin Notice
Opened: Dec. 20, 2014
Closed: Feb. 18, 2015

Management of Fill (DEP ID: 258-2182-773) (PDF)
Pennsylvania Bulletin Notice
Opened: Dec. 20, 2014
Closed: Feb. 18, 2015

Designation Criteria for Regulated Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4) (DEP ID: 385-0820-001) (PDF)
Pennsylvania Bulletin Notice
Opened: Jan. 3, 2015
Closed: Feb. 2, 2015

Use of Reclamation Fill at Active Noncoal Sites (DEP ID: 563-2000-301) (PDF)
Pennsylvania Bulletin Notice
Opened: Dec. 27, 2014
Closed: Jan. 26, 2015

Developing National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permits for Mining Activities (DEP ID: 563-2112-115) (PDF)
Pennsylvania Bulletin Notice
Opened: Dec. 27, 2014
Closed: Jan. 26, 2015

Guidelines for the Beneficial Use of Coal Ash at Coal Mines (DEP ID: 563-2112-228) (PDF)
Pennsylvania Bulletin Notice
Opened: Dec. 13, 2014
Closed: Jan. 13, 2015