If the project is a mine, mitigation bank, landfill, airport, power plant, transmission power line, gas pipeline, treatment plant, the FD Petition will be processed by the Mining and Mitigation Program. FDs for commercial, residential, mixed use, ports and roadway/bridge projects will be processed by the appropriate DEP district office or water management district. For DEP-permitted projects that are larger than 10 acres, application should be submitted to the Mining and Mitigation Program.
Whom Do I Contact to Find Out More About Obtaining a Formal Determination for a Mine?
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.