The Department’s proposed regional haze SIP revision represents commitments and enforceable actions taken by the Department to address the requirements of the Regional Haze Rule during the second implementation period from 2019 to 2028, towards the goal of attaining natural visibility conditions in Florida’s designated federal Class I areas and those federal Class I areas in other states that may be affected by emissions from Florida. Pursuant to 40 CFR 51.308(f),
Florida’s regional haze plan includes the following elements:
This rulemaking project amended Chapter 62-210, F.A.C., to update and expand the categorical permit exemption for burning of drugs in boilers with a heat input of 250 million Btu per hour or more, to instead allow for law enforcement and other government agencies to incinerate drugs seized by law enforcement, prohibited agricultural food products, and animal carcasses in incinerators consistent with the state’s incinerator rule, Rule 62-296.401, F.A.C., and federal incinerator regulations, 40 CFR Part 60, Subparts Eb, Cb, AAAA, BBBB, CCCC, DDDD, EEEE, adopted and incorporated by reference i
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.