Our Compliance Assurance Program is composed of dedicated professionals and subject matter experts in several disciplines. Our program responsibilities include:
Provide timely inspections that meet state and federal requirements.
Oversee compliance with all media (air, waste, water and state lands).
Provide the regulated community with compliance assistance.
Coordination of enforcement activities.
Promote high compliance rates through outreach activities.
Respond to complaints and citizen inquiries both timely and effectively.
Provide the regulated and general communities with the highest customer service and problem-solving efforts rooted in respect for each party’s concerns.
Provide conditions to promote a level playing field among the regulated community regarding accountability to compliance with environmental requirements.
Support economic activity with assistance and streamlining regulatory requirements for new and expanding businesses and property development while fully ensuring environmental goals and requirements are met.
Southeast District Compliance Assurance Program Areas
Regulates stationary sources of air pollution; fugitive emissions; odors; open burning; asbestos; excessive dust.
Responds to incidents ranging from petroleum spills to chemical plant explosions to coastal oil spills. Provides on-site technical assistance and coordinates with local public safety officials and emergency response contractors to ensure threats are quickly and effectively addressed.
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.