Friday, August 27, 2021

DEP Proposes Policy On Prioritizing Review Of Oil & Gas Erosion & Sediment Control General Permits

The Department of Environmental Protection is inviting comments on proposed technical guidance Prioritizing the Review Process Under the Erosion and Sediment Control General Permit for Earth Disturbance Associated with Oil and Gas Exploration, Production, Process or Treatment Operations or Transmission Facilities. 
(formal notice)

The Prioritized Review Process contained in this draft technical guidance seeks to encourage persons preparing Notices of Intent (NOI) for Authorizations of Coverage under the Erosion and Sediment Control General Permit issued by OOGM to voluntarily develop and implement superior environmental enhancements to proposed projects by providing priority status in the NOI review process to qualifying applicants.

Click Here for a copy of the draft technical guidance (DEP ID: 800-2100-001).  Comments are due September 27.  Questions should be directed to Kurt Klapkowski at or 717-772-2199.

Visit DEP’s Oil and Gas Management webpage for more on this program.

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[Posted: August 27, 2021] 
PA Environment Digest

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