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Ron DeSantis - Protecting Florida Together Executive Order

Environmental Accountability and Transparency

The Office of Environmental Accountability and Transparency was created in 2019 in accordance with the objectives in Governor Ron DeSantis' Executive Order.

Photograph of Weeki Wachee River

Environmental Assessment and Restoration

The Division of Environmental Assessment and Restoration is charged with monitoring and assessing Florida's surface water and groundwater quality; identifying, verifying and prioritizing...

Washington Oaks Gardens State Park - Sea Foam on the Coquina Rocks

Florida Geological Survey

Specializes in geoscience research and assessments to provide high-quality data and interpretations.


General Counsel

Provides legal counsel and represents the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.

Highlands Hammock State Park Trees and Sky

Inspector General

Candie.Fuller@d ep.state.fl.usServes as a central point for coordination of and responsibility for activities that promote integrity, accountability and efficiency within DEP.

Highlands Hammock State Park - Looking up through the trees

Intergovernmental Programs

Administers the Florida State Clearinghouse – the state's single point-of-contact for the review of federal projects and federally funded activities.

T.H. Stone Memorial St. Joseph Peninsula State Park - Looking out over the marsh

Land and Recreation

Oversees Cabinet affairs, the office of operations, state lands and Florida’s state park system.

T.H. Stone Memorial St. Joseph Peninsula State Park - Looking out over the marsh

Law Enforcement

On Jan. 10, 2019, Governor DeSantis issued an executive order transferring the Environmental Crimes Unit from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to DEP to align resources...


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