The purpose of this withdrawn rulemaking project was to revise the following Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.) rules to address air emissions during transient operation conditions for some source categories, to delete provisions that are outdated or superseded by federal standards, to clarify federal rule applicability, and to clarify what an existing and new source is in each rule that uses these terms. Other minor corrective or clarifying amendments were also proposed.
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.
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.