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Contaminating Fresh Waters (Florida)

Eligibility 
Commercial
Construction
Developer
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Installer/Contractor
Institutional
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Municipal/Public Utility
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Transportation
Utility
Program Info
State 
Florida
Program Type 
Environmental Regulations
Provider 
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.