Florida Hazardous Waste Treatment regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Florida Hazardous Waste Treatment: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste treatment facility design and operating rules: Florida Administrative Code (FAC) 62-730.180(1) and FAC 62-730.180(2) (interim status)

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Chemical, physical, and biological treatment interim-status facility rules: FAC 62-730.180(2)

Hazardous waste treatment facility permit rules: FAC 62-730.200 to 62-730.320

Hazardous waste treatment facility permit fees: FAC 62-4.050(4)(l) and FAC 62-4.050(4)(s)

On-site generator treatment rules: FAC 62-730.160

Regulatory Agency

Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Division of Waste Management Bureau of Solid and Hazardous Waste Hazardous Waste Regulation Section

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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Florida has adopted the federal hazardous waste treatment rules for facilities by reference and added several more stringent rules. The state's more stringent rules apply to treatment facility groundwater standards and treatment facility permit application rules and permit fees.

Administration and enforcement. DEP's Bureau of Solid and Hazardous Waste administers and enforces the hazardous waste treatment requirements in Florida.

State Requirements


Permits and Fees

Florida's permit requirements for hazardous waste treatment facilities include the federal standards plus the state's additional rules in connection with siting requirements, permit application procedures, permit application and modification fees, and permit modifications. See the state section TSDF PERMITS for more information on these rules and fees.

Groundwater Standards

Treatment facilities must comply with the state's ...

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Florida Hazardous Waste Treatment Resources

Type Title
Forms Treatment and Storage Facility Inspection Form
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