Florida Risk Management regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Florida Risk Management: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Accidental release and risk management program: 40 CFR 68

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Florida Accidental Release Prevention and Risk Management Planning Act (ARP/RMP), Florida Statutes (FS) 252.934 to 252.946

ARP/RMP fees: Florida Administrative Code (FAC) FAC 27P-21.001 to 27P-21.004

Regulatory Agencies

Florida Division of Emergency Management (DEM)

Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Division of Air Resource Management

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 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 has been granted delegation of the risk management program. The Florida ARP/RMP mirrors the federal program. The Florida Division of Emergency Management (DEM) collects fees on the basis of program levels and enforces the regulations through inspections and audits. See the national section RISK MANAGEMENT PROGRAM for more information on program levels and risk management plans (RMPs).

For Title V sources required to develop an RMP, the requirements of the plan will be included in the facility's Title V operating permit as applicable requirements. Such sources are responsible for certifying compliance with the requirements of the risk management program as part of the annual Title V operating permit compliance certification. For more information, see the national section TITLE V.

Administration. DEM is the implementing agency for the Florida risk management program. EPA is the implementing agency and will administer and enforce the risk management program for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) sources. DEP's Division of Air Resource Management will implement and enforce ...

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