Governing Law and Regulations
Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Division of Waste Management Bureau of Solid and Hazardous Waste
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Florida adopts by reference the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule, effective in Florida as of June 18, 2018, with additional state rules for notification, additional information for the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), on-site storage, and very small quantity generators (VSQGs).
• Administration and enforcement. The DEP's Division of Waste Management administers and enforces the hazardous waste generator rules in Florida.
FAC 62-730.900(1)(b) and FAC 62-730.150(2)
A generator must notify the DEP of its hazardous waste activities on 8700-12FL - Florida Notification of Regulated Waste Activity (DEP Form 62-730.900(1)(b)). Changes in the generator's status require notification on this form as ...