Natural Gas Transmission Pipeline Siting Act (Florida)

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Place Florida


   
Applies to States or Provinces Florida
Name Natural Gas Transmission Pipeline Siting Act (Florida)

Policy Type Siting and Permitting
Affected Technologies Natural Gas
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province



























Program Administrator Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Primary Website http://www.leg.state.fl.us/statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&Search_String=&URL=0400-0499/0403/0403PARTVIIIContentsIndex.html



Last Review 2014-09-15


Information Source http://www.dep.state.fl.us/siting/natural_gas.htm


Summary

This Act establishes a centralized and coordinated permitting process for the location of natural gas transmission pipeline corridors and the construction and maintenance of natural gas transmission pipelines. The Act intends to achieve a reasonable balance between the need for the natural gas transmission pipeline as a means of providing abundant natural gas and the impact on the public and the environment resulting from the location of the natural gas transmission pipeline corridor and the construction and maintenance of the natural gas transmission pipelines. As part of the Act, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) handles in-state environmental regulatory matters for wetlands crossings, discharge of hydrostatic test waters and other applicable areas. No projects have yet been certified under the Natural Gas Pipeline Siting Act.



Policy Contact

Department Florida Department of Environmental Protection

Address 3900 Commonwealth Blvd. Rd M.S. 48

Place Tallahassee, Florida
Zip/Postal Code 32399-3000
Phone 850-245-2002

Fax 850-245-2020


     
     

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

Authority 1: Fla. Stat. 403.9401 through 403.9425

Date Enacted 1992


Authority 2: Fla. Admin. Code 62-807



















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