Florida Recordkeeping: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Air: Florida Administrative Code (FAC) 62-4.160 and FAC 62-213.440

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Hazardous waste:

Large quantity generators (LQGs) and small quantity generators (SQGs): FAC 62-730.160

Transfer stations: FAC 62-730.171(6)

Transporters: FAC 62-730.170

Medical waste: FAC 64E-16.003(2)

Mercury recovery and reclamation facilities: FAC 62-737.800

Solid (nonhazardous) waste:

Solid waste management facilities: FAC 62-701.320(15)(a)

Solid waste landfills: FAC 62-701.500

Solid waste processing facilities: FAC 62-701.710(8)

Solid waste yard trash transfer stations and solid waste organics recycling facilities: FAC 62-709.320

Waste tire collectors/transporters: FAC 62-711.520(6)

Waste tire processing facilities: FAC 62-711.530(4)

Waste tire storage sites: FAC 62-711.540(1)(g)

Storage tanks, underground storage tanks (USTs): FAC 62-761.710(2) and FAC 62-761.710(3)

Used oil:

Registered used oil handlers: FAC 62-710.510

Used oil transporters: FAC 62-710.600

Used oil filter processors: FAC 62-710.850(4)


Drinking water: FAC 62-550.817

Biosolids: FAC 62-640.650

Regulatory Agencies

Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Florida's environmental recordkeeping regulations are stricter in some cases than the federal. See the Table in this section for state-specific requirements.

Administration and enforcement. The DEP is responsible for administering and enforcing environmental recordkeeping requirements in Florida.






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