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:
#BreatheDeep Florida. May is Clean Air Month, a time when we celebrate the healthy, clean and vibrant living that is a hallmark of our Sunshine State. Clean Air Month highlights the important role of clean air for our health, our environment and our economy. Florida is home to some of the cleanest air in the nation, and May is the perfect time to commit to doing more through education followed by action.
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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.