The Florida State Clearinghouse (SCH) administers the intergovernmental coordination and review process of certain state and federal activities within the state of Florida which involve federal financial assistance and/or direct federal activity. The clearinghouse reviews all programs which federal agencies have indicated are eligible for inclusion under Presidential Executive Order 12372. Section 403.061(42), F.S., identifies the SCH as the state single point of contact for coordinating the states review of these activities.
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.