DEP 101 is where news media reporters and the public can find basic information about the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and its programs and initiatives.
These one-pagers provide background information that can help the public better understand the department’s role in regulating businesses; managing, buying and selling state land; setting water policy; and restoring water bodies.
The topics range from basic information about the department’s offices and programs to specific initiatives being carried out statewide to better protect the environment.
News media with questions should email the DEP Press Office or call 850-245-2112.
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.