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Florida Air and Water Pollution Control Act (Florida)

Eligibility 
Agricultural
Commercial
Construction
Developer
Fuel Distributor
Industrial
Installer/Contractor
Institutional
Investor-Owned Utility
Municipal/Public Utility
Retail Supplier
Rural Electric Cooperative
Systems Integrator
Transportation
Utility
Program Info
State 
Florida
Program Type 
Environmental Regulations
Siting and Permitting
Provider 
Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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.