Florida Air and Water Pollution Control Act (Florida)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Florida


Applies to States or Provinces Florida
Name Florida Air and Water Pollution Control Act (Florida)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations, Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Natural Gas, Nuclear
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province














Program Administrator Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Primary Website http://www.dep.state.fl.us/air/; http://www.dep.state.fl.us/water/wqssp/index.htm


Last Review 2014-09-15



Summary

It is the policy of the state of Florida to protect, maintain, and improve the quality of the air and waters of the state. This Act authorizes the Department of Environmental Protection to enact and implement regulations designed to control and abate activities which may contribute to air and water pollution. Various regulations may be found in chapter 62 of the Florida Administrative Code. This legislation contains information on point-source discharges, mixing zones, and permitting requirements for pollution sources. Sections 403.0872 through 403.0875 of the Florida Statutes contain additional information on operating permits for major sources of air pollution and Florida's air emissions trading program, while section 403.088 contains additional information on water pollution operation permits.


Policy Contact

Department Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Division Division of Air Quality
Address 2600 Blair Stone Road M.S. 3500
Place Tallahassee, Florida
Zip/Postal Code 32399
Phone 850-245-8336
Fax 850-245-8356
Website http://www.dep.state.fl.us/air/about_us/district_contacts.htm
Contact Name Russel Frydenborg
Department Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Division Standards and Assessment Program
Address 2600 Blair Stone Road - M.S. 6511
Place Tallahassee, Florida
Zip/Postal Code 32399
Phone 850-245-8064


Email Russel.Frydenborg@dep.state.fl.us
Website http://www.dep.state.fl.us/water/sas/contacts.htm


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

Authority 1: Fla. Stat. 403.011 through 403.0611, 403.0872 through 403.0875, 403.088



Authority 2: Fla. Admin. Code 62 (Various)

















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