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Comment Period Extended for General Permit (GP)-5 and GP-5A

Posted: February 24th, 2017

Authors: Roy R. 

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) has announced that the comment period for the proposed General Permit 5 (for Natural Gas Compressor Stations, Processing Plants and Transmission Stations) and the proposed General Permit 5A (for Unconventional Natural Gas Well Site Operations and Remote Pigging Stations) has been extended until June 5, 2017.  The original 45 day comment period, as announced in conjunction with the publication of the General Permits in the Pennsylvania Bulletin on February 4, 2017, was scheduled to end on March 22, 2017.  The notice of the extension will be printed in the February 25, 2017 edition of the PA Bulletin.  Please contact Roy Rakiewicz 610.933.5246 x127 if you have questions.

For more information about GP-5A, please see our article, “Goodbye Exemption No. 38, Hello GP-5A: Changes on the Horizon for the Pennsylvania Natural Gas Industry” from December 2016.


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