Florida TSDF Responsibilities regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Florida TSDF Responsibilities: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) management requirements: Florida Administrative Code (FAC) 62-730.180(1), FAC 62-730.180(3) to 62-730.180(6), and FAC 62-730.180(2) (interim status)

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TSDF permit requirements: FAC 62-4, FAC 62-730.200 to 62-730.320 and FAC 62-730.900(2)

TSDF permit fees: FAC 62-4.050(4)(l) and FAC 62-4.050(4)(s)

TSDF forms: FAC 62-730.900(1) to (4) and FAC 62-730.900(8)

Notification: FAC 62-730.900(1)(b) and FAC 62-730.150(2)

Additional information for DEP: FAC 62-730.150(4)

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's rules for hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) include the federal rules and some more stringent state requirements. The state's more stringent rules cover hazardous waste landfill prohibition, underground injection well prohibition, permit application process and fees, groundwater standards, closure and post-closure standards, notification, and additional information for the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP).

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

State Requirements


Florida prohibits the construction and operation of new hazardous waste landfills in the state. Only Class I underground injection wells permitted as of January 1, 1992, are allowed in Florida. See the state section HAZARDOUS ...

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