DEP implements the federal Clean Air Act and related Florida statutes, monitors air quality, issues permits to the air pollution sources and administers Florida's air pollution control programs. DEP coordinates the interagency review and certification for building and operating power plants, transmission lines and natural gas pipelines. DEP also promotes sustainable initiatives and other programs that protect air quality.
Florida’s current air quality at a glance! This interactive map displays air quality at individual air monitoring sites for the past 24 hours. Click an individual site for details about its location and the pollutants being monitored.
Eligible facilities may register for an Air General Permit, a registration and permit-by-rule program designed for small businesses that may be classified as a minor, area or point source of air pollution.
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.