We are opening up additional categories for encumbering new work. The Petroleum Restoration Program will now be encumbering new work for not only Continued Remediation Operation & Maintenance (O&M); Well Abandonment for Site Closure (WASC); Remedial Action Plan (RAP); Pilot Test (PT); Post Active Remediation Monitoring (PARM); Natural Attenuation Monitoring (NAM); Safety Issues and Verification Sampling for Milestone Payment (VS). We are adding Free Product Recovery Initiative (FPRI), all activities on sites scored 75 or higher and all activities on sites proceeding under a Site Rehabilitation Funding Allocation Agreement (SRFA). We will continue to work with the Governor’s Office and legislative budget offices to evaluate revenues, encumbrances and expenditures, and as it evolves, communicate any changes. As of March 12, 2021, the department has paid out over $92,600,000 this fiscal year to date and has approximately $81,200,000 obligated, which will continue to be paid out as invoices are received.
ATC Rate Increase Request
Posted Feb. 5, 2021
According to the terms of the Amended and Restated Agency Term Contract, during the month of February requests for rate increases may be submitted. Requests to reduce rates may be submitted at anytime for processing. Please use the updated ATC Rate Negotiation Workbook located on the PRP Agency Term Contracts (ATC) webpage. If you notice that any rates are incorrect for your contract, please notify PRP.Contracts@FloridaDEP.gov. The updated workbook is posted to our webpage under the section "Other Lists and ATC Guidance Documents."ATC Rate Negotiation
Petroleum Restoration Program Update
Posted Jan. 29, 2021
We are opening up an additional category for encumbering new work. The Petroleum Restoration Program will now be encumbering new work for not only Continued Remediation Operation & Maintenance (O&M); Well Abandonment for Site Closure (WASC); Remedial Action Plan (RAP); Pilot Test (PT);Post Active Remediation Monitoring (PARM); Safety Issues and Verification Sampling for Milestone Payment (VS). We are adding Natural Attenuation Monitoring (NAM). We will continue to work with the Governor’s Office and legislative budget offices to evaluate revenues, encumbrances and expenditures, and as it evolves, communicate any changes. As of Jan. 28, 2021, the department has paid out over $78,200,000 this fiscal year to date and has approximately $96,800,000 obligated, which will continue to be paid out as invoices are received.
2021 PRP Remediation Equipment Auction
Posted Jan. 19, 2021
The Petroleum Restoration Program will be conducting an online auction for several remediation systems located in many counties throughout the state. Please see below PDF for all equipment planned to be auctioned and the grouping for lots. Because of the nature of the auction and that all items are located on private property, inspections will be limited to visual only from outside. The auction will be on Govdeals.com and requires registering prior to bidding and a $1,000 refundable deposit will be required if more than three items are bid on. The date of the auction is Jan. 25 through Feb. 4, 2021. Please visit Govdeals.com/FLDEP for these auctions during the auction period, or just go to Govdeals.com and check the remediation equipment category.
We are opening up additional categories for encumbering new work. We will now be encumbering new work for not only Continued Remediation Operation & Maintenance (O&M); Well Abandonment for Site Closure (WASC); Safety Issues and Verification Sampling - for Milestone Payment (VS). We are adding Remedial Action Plan or Pilot Test and Post Active Remediation Monitoring (PARM). We will continue to work with the Governor’s office and legislative budget offices to evaluate revenues, encumbrances and expenditures, and as it evolves, communicate any changes.
Petroleum Restoration Program Update
Posted Sept. 23, 2020
Considering present circumstances, the state is experiencing a decline in revenue to the Inland Protection Trust Fund. Given the decline in revenue to this fund, we are pausing future obligations and prioritizing continued operation of remediation systems, well abandonment for site closure, securing sites and safety issues. We are working with the Governor’s Office and Legislature to monitor this situation and, as it evolves, we will communicate any changes with you.
Petroleum Cleanup Participation Program (PCPP) Updates
Various PCPP related documents including the PCPP Agreement Template and Instructions for Completion of PCPP Agreement have been updated and uploaded to the Petroleum Cleanup Participation Program (PCPP) page. Other updated documents include: PCPP Affidavit; LCAR Guidance; PCPP Information Sheet; PCPP Applicant Information Sheet; SOP - 2. Cleanup Program Summaries; and SOP - 3. Deductibles and CAPs.
ADaPT Data Deliverables
Posted Dec. 9, 2019
ADaPT Data Deliverable submissions will no longer be accepted through the PRP FTP site effective Jan. 1, 2020. Please submit through the DEP Business Portal (ESSA). If you have any questions, please contact PRP ADaPT Specialist Katharine Hoover at 850-245-8713 or Katharine.L.Hoover@FloridaDEP.gov.
A Standardized Quote Form has been developed for submission of all quotes. Beginning Jan. 1, 2020, the Standardized Quote Form will be mandatory for submission of all quotes to be considered for a purchase order, work order or change request. Please see instructions in the workbook (tab 2). Valid quotes must be submitted by the subcontractor concurrently to both the ATC and the site manager as indicated in the header of the form. If the site manager is not copied, the quote will not be considered.
Low-Scored Site Initiative (LSSI) Application & Contractor Selection Sheet Update
The Petroleum Restoration Program has provided the attached user guide (located on the Administrative Guidance webpage) to assist subcontractors in determining if payment has been made in relation to work they have performed on a project funded under Contract from the Petroleum Restoration Program.
The Department of Environmental Protection has revised the Low-Scored Site Initiative (LSSI) Work Order Template effective May 1, 2018. The Work Order Terms & Conditions for LSSI work orders have been updated to closely mirror the terms and conditions of the department’s Agency Term Contract in regard to performance requirements and metrics. Site managers and contractors should familiarize themselves with these updates to ensure contract compliance. Particular sections of interest that have been updated include Section 2 (Additional Terms & Conditions), Section 3 (Retainage and Forfeiture of Retainage), Section 4 (Financial Consequences for Unsatisfactory Performance) and Exhibit A (Public Records Requirements).
In addition, PRP Accounting is now accepting LSSI Work Order invoices electronically. An original signature or certified signature is required for all signature blocks. Contractors may submit electronic invoices for processing to the PRP Accounting shared mailbox - LSSI_Invoices@FloridaDEP.gov.
Any questions regarding the LSSI Template or electronic invoice procedures can be referred to Felicia Mizener at 850-245-8893 or via email at Felicia.Mizener@FloridaDEP.gov.
Advanced Cleanup of Individual Sites Scheduled for Redevelopment
Beginning July 3, 2017
Posted June 30, 2017
The Petroleum Restoration Program has provided the below links for information regarding Advanced Cleanup of Individual Sites Scheduled for Redevelopment. Applications may be submitted beginning July 3, 2017. These documents may be updated periodically by the PRP.
The Petroleum Restoration Program has updated the Conditional Closure Agreement (CCA) and the Declaration of Interim Restrictive Covenant (RC) to address applications where the property use is prohibited or has an existing well. The previous documents dated 9/1/16 will be accepted if received by Dec. 1, 2016. However, if the current property use already falls in a prohibited category (as outlined in the RC dated 9/1/16-section 2.) and/or the property has a water use well, you must submit the revised forms dated 11/9/16. Updated forms and instructions are available on the PRP Programs webpage.
Retainage for new work funded by the Petroleum Restoration Program through Work Orders (WO) and Purchase Orders (PO) issued after Aug. 31, 2016, will be 5 percent.
Field Requests for Change Orders can be authorized only if sufficient contingent funding is available in the SPI to offset the change amount for a net zero change. Prior to mobilizing for the field work, confirm that contingent funding is available (if appropriate). The change order form and guidance are both available on the Templates webpage.
Revisions to Ch. 62-772, F.A.C., Procurement Procedures for the Petroleum Restoration Program
Posted June 28, 2016
The Petroleum Restoration Program is pleased to announce revisions to Chapter 62-772, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.), are in effect, and statutory revisions related to PRP will be effective July 1, 2016. Please see PDF linked below for important policies, procedures, guidance and links to related documents. PRP welcomes any comments and/or suggestions to improve these documents; however, please use these forms at this time to allow implementation of applicable laws.
The Petroleum Restoration Program (PRP) is excited to announce the PRP Facilitator option to assist property owners and responsible parties with at least 20 program eligible sites. The PRP Facilitator option provides qualifying property owners and responsible parties with an individual point of contact known as a PRP Facilitator (Facilitator). Individual site managers will still be overseeing the administrative and technical aspects of site cleanup; however, the Facilitator will able to provide program support on a more global basis.
The Facilitator option will also assist the PRP management in identifying any issues with Agency Term Contractors (ATCs) or PRP staff in order to address them in a timely manner. If you are interested in this option or if you have questions, please contact:
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