On October 27, 2021, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a proposed approval of Florida's 111(d) State Plan for Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Landfills. This plan was submitted to EPA to fulfill the requirements of the Clean Air Act and is responsive to EPA's promulgation of Emissions Guidelines and Compliance Times for MSW Landfills. EPA published proposed approval of Florida's State Plan on October 27, 2021. EPA published Final approval in the Federal Register on August 16, 2022.
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.