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Environmental Resource Permitting & Submerged Lands

Rule Title Description Contacts/Drafts/Documents Status/Comments
62-330
Environmental Resource Permitting
(SWERP 3)

The Department of Environmental Protection proposes amendments to Chapter 62-330, F.A.C., to update the Applicant’s Handbook and revise forms to implement the State 404 Program.

Contacts

Drafts and Documents

A Notice of Hearing for 62-330 was published on March 11, 2020, but was revised and republished due to COVID-19 social distancing requirements on March 23, 2020.

A Notice of Proposed Rule for Ch. 62-330 was published on February 19, 2020.

A  Notice of Rule Development for Ch. 62-330 was published on May 11, 2018.

Workshops were held May 30 in Tallahassee, May 31 in Orlando, and June 1 in Ft. Myers. Comments were due by July 31, 2018. 

 Updated: March 26, 2020

62-331
State 404 Program

The Department of Environmental Protection proposes to create Chapter 62-331, F.A.C., to implement the State 404 Program.

Contacts

Drafts and Documents

A Notice of Hearing for 62-331 was published on March 11, 2020, but was revised and republished due to COVID-19 social distancing requirements on March 23, 2020.

A Notice of Proposed Rule for Ch. 62-331 was published on February 19, 2020, and a Statement of Estimated Regulatory Costs (SERC) for 62-340 has been prepared.

A  Notice of Rule Development for Ch. 62-331 was published on May 11, 2018.

Workshops were held May 30 in Tallahassee, May 31 in Orlando, and June 1in Ft. Myers. Comments were due by July 31, 2018. 

  Updated: March 26, 2020


NPDES Stormwater

Rule Title Description Contacts/Drafts/Documents Status/Comments
62-621.300(7)
Regulated Phase II MS4s

The Department of Environmental Protection proposes amendments to Chapter 62-621.300(7), F.A.C., to revise and update forms for the existing Generic Permit for Discharge of Stormwater from Phase II Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems for consistency with current Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requirements and to clarify permit language.

Contacts

Documents

A Notice of Rule Development for 62-621.300(7) was published on January 13, 2020 in the FAR. The Department is currently drafting rule language and accepting public comments.

Updated: March 26, 2020

 

Wastewater

Rule Title Description Contacts/Drafts/Documents Status/Comments

62-640
Biosolids

The Department of Environmental Protection proposes amendments to Chapter 62-640, F.A.C., Biosolids, to revise monitoring and permitting criteria for the land application and management of biosolids. The proposed amendments also address the recommendations of the Biosolids Technical Advisory Committee created in 2018.

Contacts

Documents

A Notice of Proposed Rule 62-640 was published on October 29, 2019 and a Statement of Estimated Regulatory Costs (SERC) for 62-640 has been prepared. Comments to the draft and proposed rule are available for review.

A Notice of Rule Development for 62-640 was published on March 22, 2019 and a Notice of Workshop for 62-640 was published on June 11, 2019 detailing the three public workshops held throughout the state the last week of June.

A Notice of Meeting/Workshop Hearing for 62-640 F.A.C. was published on February 17, 2020 for the hearing to be held on March 19, 2020 in Tallahassee.

A Notice of Cancellation for the Meeting/Workshop Hearing was published on March 20, 2020.  Also, a Notice of Withdrawal for the proposed rule was published on March 20, 2020. 

The Department will be publishing a new Notice of Rule Development for proposed amendments to Chapter 62-640, F.A.C., in an upcoming volume of the Florida Administrative Register. The new Notice of Rule Development will include consideration of the provisions of House Bill 712, Section 16, relating to biosolids management.     

See the Biosolids TAC page for additional details.

 Updated: March 26, 2020

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