The Division of Waste Management is currently in rule development to create two new rules which will adopt the requirements in 40 CFR Part 257.50 through 257.107, “Standards for the Disposal of Coal Combustion Residuals in Landfills and Surface Impoundments” into Chapter 62-701, Florida Administrative Code, and establishing the procedures by which Coal Combustion Residuals (CCR) permits will be issued to facilities in Florida that are currently required to comply with the requirements in 40 CFR Part 257.50 through 257.107.
The Division of Waste Management is currently in rule development to revise Rules 62-701.510 and 62-701.730, F.A.C., by including supplemental minimum water quality monitoring parameters which the Department has determined to be protective of water resources. Public comments on this rule update will be accepted until Nov. 1, 2019.
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.