Florida Security regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Florida Security: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Solid waste:

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Solid (nonhazardous) facility requirements: FAC 62-701.500(5), FAC 62-701.710(4)(f), and FAC 62-701.730(7)(c)

Drinking water: FAC 62-555.350

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 Law Enforcement (FDLE)

Approved county health departments

Florida Regional Water Management Districts

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 for more information.

Florida incorporates by reference the federal rules for the security of hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) in connection with facility security during the life of the TSDF and during a disposal facility's post-closure care period. Florida also incorporates by reference the federal rules for storage of hazardous waste munitions and explosives. Similar to the federal rules for municipal solid waste landfills, the state rules for owners and operators of solid (nonhazardous) waste disposal facilities in Florida require the avoidance of unauthorized access to the facility. This standard must also be met by solid (nonhazardous) waste processing facilities and by construction and demolition (C&D) debris disposal and recycling facilities. The state rules for the storage of solid waste military munitions have incorporated by reference the federal rules.

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