*The notices contained on these pages are applications that DEP staff reasonably expects to result in a heightened public concern or likelihood of request for administrative proceedings, based on the size, potential effect on the environment or the public, potential controversial nature, and the location of the activities.
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File Number / Link to File in OCULUS
NextEra Energy - Crist Lateral Pipeline
The Department received an application on May 31, 2019, for an Environmental Resource Permit and Authorization to Use State-Owned Submerged Lands to install a ~39 mile pipeline across uplands, wetlands and Sovereign submerged lands via trenching and directional bore in Escambia County.
The Department received an application on February 18, 2019 requesting a permit for the construction of a 257-slip upland cut marina. The project is located in Panama City Beach, Latitude 30˚17’31.26” N / Longitude 85°51’29.26” in Bay County.
The Department received an application on August 14, 2018 requesting a permit for the addition of 680 square feet to an existing single-family dock, for a total of 2,932 square feet. The project is located in Panama City, Latitude 30˚10’34.81” / Longitude 85° 42’ 32.68” in Bay County.
The Department received an application on November 13, 2018, for an Environmental Resource Permit and Authorization for modifications to an existing retention and conveyance system servicing the Sound Forest Estates and Soundside Reserve Phase I subdivisions.
On Oct. 11, 2004, The St. Joe Company and the department established the Ecosystem Management Agreement for Bay and Walton counties (EMA). The EMA provides a flexible and predictable permitting process that will benefit the public and ERP applicants and will yield a net ecosystem benefit to the region over the traditional individual permit process. Implementation of the EMA satisfies all applicable standards and criteria, and includes commitments by the St. Joe Company to various operation, mitigation and conservation conditions that exceed current applicable regulatory requirements.
On May 29, 2015, the St. Joe Company and the department established the Second Ecosystem Management Agreement (F.S. 403.0752). This EMA Area (EMA #2) encompasses 42,889 acres of St. Joe owned lands within the West Bay Sector Preservation Area in Bay County.
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