The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has developed classroom materials to help teachers educate students on the science and importance of clean air in Florida and how students can help protect it.
DEP is committed to protecting Florida’s air through monitoring, permitting and ensuring that emission sources are compliant with the federal Clean Air Act. Thanks to a statewide effort, emissions in Florida continue to improve and are now the lowest they have been on record. Learn more about Florida’s air by reviewing the information below:
Thanks to a statewide effort, emissions in Florida continue to decrease and are now the lowest they have been on record. The state of Florida has one of the best outdoor air quality monitoring networks in the country, enabling the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to provide accurate and timely data to the state’s residents and visitors.
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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.