A map of the ten states in the Visibility Improvement State and Tribal Association of the Southeast (VISTAS): Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia.
Current monitored visibility, uniform rate of progress, and EPA's 2028 visibility modeling projections for each Florida Class I Area. Current visibility conditions are below the uniform rate of progress. 2028 visibility conditions are projected to be below the uniform rate of progress.
Revision to Florida's State Implementation Plan (SIP) - Exclusion of Ethanol Fuel Production Facilities from Meaning of "Chemical Process Plants"
On December 12, 2011, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection submitted a proposed SIP revision to the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to exclude ethanol fuel production facilities from the meaning of "chemical process plants" as used throughout Florida's Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) air permitting rules. On September 16, 2020, the EPA approved the revision request.
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.