Contaminating Fresh Waters (Florida)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||Florida|
|Name||Contaminating Fresh Waters (Florida)|
|Policy Category||Other Policy|
|Policy Type||Environmental Regulations|
|Affected Technologies||Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Natural Gas, Nuclear|
|Program Administrator||Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission|
It is illegal to discharge any dyestuff, coal tar, oil, sawdust, poison, or deleterious substances into any fresh running waters in Florida in quantities sufficient to injure, stupefy, or kill fish. It is not a violation of this section for any person, firm, or corporation engaged in any mining industry to discharge any water handled or used in any branch of such industry on the surface of land where such industry or branch thereof is being carried on under such precautionary measures as shall be approved by the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
|Department||Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission|
|Address||Farris Bryant Building|
|Address 2||620 S. Meridian St.|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||Fla. Stat. 379.29|