Land recycling program: 25 Pennsylvania Code (Pa. Code) 250.1 to 250.708
Pennsylvania Land Recycling and Environmental Remediation Standards Act (Act 2), 35 Pennsylvania Statutes (Pa. Stat.) 6026.101 to 6026.909
Background standard: 35 Pa. Stat. 6026.302
Statewide health standard: 35 Pa. Stat. 6026.303
Site-specific standard: 35 Pa. Stat. 6026.304
Special industrial areas: 35 Pa. Stat. 6026.305
Cleanup liability protection: 35 Pa. Stat. 6026.501
Industrial funds: 35 Pa. Stat. 6026.701 and 35 Pa. Stat. 6026.702
Uniform Environmental Covenant Act (UECA): 27 Pa. Stat. 6501 to 6517
Economic Development, Agency, Fiduciary, and Lender Environmental Liability Protection Act (Act 3): 35 Pa. Stat. 6027.1 to 6027.13
Applicability: 35 Pa. Stat. 6027.13
Industrial Sites Environmental Assessments Act (Acts 4 and 6): 35 Pa. Stat. 6028.1 to 6028.6
Brownfields tax incentive: 35 Pa. Stat. 6028.2
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Office of Community Revitalization and Local Government Support
Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 3
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
· Rules. Pennsylvania has established laws to encourage and support the voluntary remediation of contaminated sites throughout the state through financial incentives and liability limitations. Pennsylvania also has mandatory requirements for the creation and approval of environmental covenants.
· Administration and enforcement. DEP's Bureau of Land Recycling and Waste Management and the DCED ...