To obtain public comments on the draft injection well permit for Florida Power & Light Company (FPL), who applied on June 1, 2017, for a permit to operate an injection well (File No. 0293962-004- UO/1I, WACS ID No. 101172). The project is located at the FPL Turkey Point Power Plant, 9760 SW 344 Street, Florida City, Florida 33035, and will consist of one non-hazardous injection well to a total depth of 3,230 feet below land surface. The injection well will be used for the disposal of hypersaline groundwater from extraction wells completed in the Biscayne Aquifer at the FPL Turkey Point Power Plant. During the public comment period provided in Rule 62-528.315, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.), any interested person may submit written comments on the draft permit. All comments shall be considered in making the final decision and shall be answered as provided in Rule 62-528.330, F.A.C. More information or a copy of the draft permit, fact sheet, and application may be obtained by contacting Neil Campbell, DEP, 2600 Blair Stone Road, MS 3530, Tallahassee, Florida 32299-2400, phone 850-245-8612. Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 48 hours before the workshop/meeting by calling the Bureau of Personnel Services at 850-245-2511. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 800-955-8771 (TDD) or 800-955-8770 (Voice).
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