The Florida Department of Environmental Protection South District invites you to join us for a discussion on
immediate actions, reports and response requirements for: Wastewater, Emergency Response on Spills, Sheens and SSOs.
First Segment Synopsis:
The first two presentations focus on hazardous material spills, waterway sheens and resources to assist during an emergency spill cleanup. The presentations will provide helpful information on spill reporting requirements, response actions, as well as a discussion on disaster preparedness & emergency response coordination.
• Emergency Response: Disaster Preparedness and Response Coordination
Lina Cerquera, DEP South District, Environmental Consultant, Office of Emergency Response
• Emergency Response: HazMat Spills & Sheens
Patricia Goense, DEP South District, Environmental Specialist, Office of Emergency Response
Second Segment Synopsis:
The presentation is an overview of SSOs. The discussion will center around the causes, impacts, reporting and response plans. The discussion will wrap up with DEP's increased oversight on SSOs.
• Sanitary Sewer Overflows (SSOs)
Louise Chang, FDEP South District, Environmental Specialist III, Program & Citizen Support Services
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is the state’s lead agency for environmental management and stewardship – protecting our air, water and land. The vision of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection is to create strong community partnerships, safeguard Florida’s natural resources and enhance its ecosystems.