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DEP implements state and federal laws related to recycling, pollution prevention and solid and hazardous waste management. DEP responds to hazardous waste spills that endanger the environment and human health and oversees petroleum storage tank cleanup. DEP is also responsible for promoting, monitoring and reporting on recycling and other waste reduction efforts throughout the state.



Brownfield redevelopment at Cascades park in Tallahassee, Florida

Waste Cleanup

Manages state-funded investigation and cleanup of hazardous waste sites and coordinates with EPA during cleanup of federal Superfund sites.
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Waste Management

Implements state and federal laws to protect the environment from the improper handling and disposal of solid and hazardous wastes.
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