Stormwater Management Act (Pennsylvania)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Pennsylvania


   
Applies to States or Provinces Pennsylvania
Name Stormwater Management Act (Pennsylvania)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Geothermal Electric, Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province



























Program Administrator Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
Primary Website http://www.legis.state.pa.us/WU01/LI/LI/US/HTM/1978/0/0167..HTM



Last Review 2014-09-15


Information Source http://www.stormwaterpa.org/assets/media/regulatory/3930-FS-DEP4101.pdf

ftp://ftp.dot.state.pa.us/public/Bureaus/BOMO/3930-FS-DEP1840.pdf


Summary

The policy and purpose of this act is to encourage planning and management of storm water runoff in each watershed consistent with sound water and land use practices.

The act authorizes a comprehensive program of storm water management designated to preserve and restore the flood carrying capacity of Commonwealth streams. The Department of Environmental Protection is charged with the protection and conservation of ground waters and ground-water recharge areas.

The act also encourages local administration and management of storm water.



Policy Contact

Contact Name Dennis Stum
Department Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
Division Bureau of Conservation and Restoration Stormwater Management Program




Phone 717-772-5963



Website http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/bureau_of_conservation_and_restoration/10593/contact_list/554354
Contact Name Barry Newman
Department Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
Division Bureau of Conservation and Restoration Stormwater Management Program




Phone 717-705-6346



Website http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/bureau_of_conservation_and_restoration/10593/contact_list/554354
Contact Name Ken Murin
Department Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
Division Bureau of Conservation and Restoration Stormwater Management Program




Phone 717-787-6827


Email kmurin@pa.gov
Website http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/bureau_of_conservation_and_restoration/10593/contact_list/554354

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Stormwater Management Act of Oct. 4, 1978, P.L. 864, No. 167
Date Effective 1984
Date Enacted 1978


















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