Ability to pay determinations are sought when responsible parties claim they do not have the financial resources to pay their portion of the cleanup costs. The following financial affidavits are a tool used by the department’s financial analyst to determine the responsible party's apparent ability to comply with corrective actions, pay proposed penalties or the ability to pay for site cleanup. The analysis is performed as a courtesy in response to a claim of an inability to pay some or all of what is required.
Any questions concerning a possible ability to pay situation should be referred to Leah Smith.
The following are financial affidavits that include instructions and checklists of required supporting documentation required by the responsible party to allow the department to determine the entity's ability to pay.
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.