Pursuant to s. 376.3071(15), Florida Statutes (F.S.), a petroleum storage system owner or operator may request payment from the department for the repair or replacement of petroleum storage tanks, integral piping, or ancillary equipment that may have been damaged, or is subject to damage, by the storage of fuels blended with ethanol or biodiesel or for other preventive measures to ensure compatibility with ethanol or biodiesel.
The following form is in two parts and has been developed for your convenience.
Pollutant Storage System Contractor (PSSC) Information
PSSCs are licensed through the Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR). On the DBPR home page, choose Verify a License, then on Licensee Search choose Search by License Type. The License Category is "Construction Industry," and then you can search by "License Type" for Certified Pollutant Storage Contractor. You can search for an active PSSC by city or county.
Applications will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis. Purchase orders will be issued for qualified projects (less a 25 percent deductible) until current fiscal year funds are exhausted.
The Department will provide purchase order agreements through My Florida Marketplace (MFMP). In order for the Department to process a purchase order, you will need to register as a vendor with MFMP.
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