Revisions to Rules 62-296.412, 62-296.418, 62-296.470, 62-296.500, 62-296.512, 62-296.600, and 62-296.700, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.)
The purpose of this regulatory project (OGC No. 18-1259) is to repeal an obsolete and outdated rule, clarify the geographic scope of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection's (Department’s) Reasonably Available Control Technology (RACT) rules, and to complete miscellaneous regulatory cleanup.
Specifically, the Department intends to:
repeal Rule 62-296.470, which has been superseded by federal standards;
revise Rules 62-296.418, .500, .600, and .700, to specify the areas of the state where the rules are applicable;
revise Rule 62-296.412, F.A.C., to delete outdated provisions; and
revise Rule 62-296.512, to remove a reference to a test method for a pollutant that is not regulated by the rule.
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.