Florida Security: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Florida Hazardous Materials Emergency Response and Community Right-to-Know Act, Florida Statutes (FS) 252.81 to 252.91

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Florida pesticide law: FS 487 and regulations at Florida Administrative Code (FAC) 5E-2

Hazardous waste pesticides: FAC 62-730.030

Listed waste pesticides: FAC 62-730.030

Solid waste:

Solid (nonhazardous) facility requirements: FAC 62-701

.500(5), FAC 62-701.710(4)(f), and FAC 62-701.730(7)(c)

Trade secrets: FS 403.73 and FS 403.111

Drinking water: FAC 62-555.350

Construction permits: FAC 62-555.520

Water wells: FAC 62-555.315

Treatment and pumping facilities: FAC 62-555.320

Regulatory Agencies

Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (DACS)

Florida State Emergency Response Commission (SERC) Department of Community Affairs (DCA) Division of Emergency Management

Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE)

Approved county health departments

Florida Regional Water Management Districts

Local emergency planning committees (LEPC)

Local fire and police departments

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Florida's requirements concerning security for air toxics are covered in the state's accidental release prevention program. See the state section RISK MANAGEMENT PROGRAM for more information.

Florida follows the federal emergency planning requirements to establish the emergency planning and response requirements for facilities that are required to comply with the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA). For additional guidance, see the national section EMERGENCY ...

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