Developers to Face New Challenges in Managing Stormwater in Pa.

March 14, 2007
Jonathan Spergel
The Legal Intelligencer

On Dec. 30, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) issued in final form its Pennsylvania Stormwater Best Management Practices Manual (BMP Manual). Although the DEP repeatedly states in the BMP Manual that the document is merely guidance and does not have the effect of an adjudication or regulation, the DEP intends for the BMP Manual to apply to all activities that require the DEP approval of a written post-construction stormwater management plan.

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