Governing Law and Regulations
Reporting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions:
Mandatory reporting: 40 CFR 98
GHG reduction targets: Executive Order (EO) 07-126 and EO 07-127
Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Division of Air Resource Management
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Florida Energy and Climate Commission
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Applicable sources must comply with the federal greenhouse gas (GHG) reporting program under 40 CFR 98. Florida has no additional mandatory GHG reporting.
• Administration and enforcement. Florida Department of Environmental Protection's (DEP) Division of Air Resource Management and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services administer the state's GHG management programs to address GHG emissions.
REPORTING GHG EMISSIONS
40 CFR 98
At this time, Florida has no mandatory GHG reporting requirements beyond the federal mandatory GHG reporting rule. See the national section GHG MANAGEMENT for more information on mandatory GHG reporting.
GHG REDUCTION TARGETS
EO 07-126 and EO 07-127
Florida has made a commitment to the following GHG reduction targets:
- By 2025: Reduce GHG emissions to 1990 levels.
- By 2050: Reduce GHG emissions to 80 percent below 1990 levels.