The Federal Programs Section works with the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), Air Force, Navy, Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)to oversee environmental restoration contaminated sites using applicable state and federal regulations, including Florida Statute and Florida Administrative Code, the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) . Environmental restoration under this section includes assessment and remediation of the following types of sites:
Installation Restoration Program (IRP)
Military Munitions Response Program (MMRP)
Base Closure and Realignment Commission (BRAC)
Formerly Used Defense Sites (FUDs)
The USACE and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection are working together as a team to protect human health and the environment at FUDs. This program establishes a framework for the efficient and effective cleanup of past Department of Defense disposals, discharges or releases of hazardous substances, petroleum products and unexploded ordinance on or from FUDS. Environmental restoration shall be conducted in a manner that meets the requirements of the applicable statute and regulations, including CERCLA the National oil and Hazardous Substance Pollution Contingency Plan (NCP) and Florida law regulating the cleanup of sites contaminated with hazardous waste products.
Laura Barrett, Environmental Administrator Florida Department of Environmental Protection Federal Programs Section 2600 Blair Stone Road, MS 4520 Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2400 Office: 850-245-8932 Laura.K.Barrett@floridadep.gov
September 4, 2020 - 2:29pm
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