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Rule Title: Definitions
Department: DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION    Add to MyFLRules Favorites
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Division: Departmental
Chapter: SURFACE WATER QUALITY STANDARDS

Latest version of the final adopted rule presented in Florida Administrative Code (FAC):

VIEW_RULE Effective Date: 2/17/2016
History Notes: Rulemaking Authority 403.061, 403.087, 403.504, 403.704, 403.804, 403.805 FS. Law Implemented 403.021(11), 403.031, 403.061, 403.062, 403.085, 403.086, 403.087, 403.088, 403.502, 403.802 FS. History–New 5-29-90, Amended 2-13-92, Formerly 17-302.200, Amended 1-23-95, 5-15-02, 4-2-08, 7-3-12, 8-1-13, 2-17-16.
References in this version: Ref-01208 Sampling and Use of the Stream Condition Index (SCI) for Assessing Flowing Waters: A Primer
Ref-01209 SCI 1000 Stream Condition Index Methods DEP-SOP-003/11
Ref-01210 Sampling and Use of the Lake Vegetation Index (LVI) for Assessing Lake Plant Communities in Florida: A Primer
Ref-01214 Map of Nutrient Watershed Regions
Ref-01235 Lake Regions of Florida (Part One)
Ref-01250 Lake Regions of Florida (Part Two)
Ref-01251 Lake Regions of Florida (Part Three)
Ref-01252 Lake Regions of Florida (Part Four)
Ref-01253 Lake Regions of Florida (Part Five)
Ref-01254 Lake Regions of Florida (Part Six - maps)
Ref-06033 Map of Nutrient Watershed Regions, dated October 12, 2011
Ref-06037 LVI 1000: Lake Vegetation Index Methods (DEP-SOP-003/11 LVI 1000), dated 3/1/14
Ref-06038 Sampling and Use of the Lake Vegetation Index (LVI) for Assessing Lake Plant Communities in Florida: A Primer (DEP-SAS-002/11), dated 10-24-11
Ref-06039 SCI 1000: Stream Condition Index Methods (DEP-SOP-003/11 SCI 1000), dated 3/1/14
Ref-06040 Sampling and Use of the Stream Condition Index (SCI) for Assessing Flowing Waters: A Primer (DEP-SAS-001/11), dated 10-24-11
Ref-06267 Lake Regions of Florida
History of this Rule since Jan. 6, 2006
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Section Description ID Publish
Date
View Text Final
62-302.200
Definitions 17115376 Effective:
02/17/2016
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Definitions, Findings, Intent, and Antidegradation Policy for Surface Water Quality, Classification of Surface Waters, Usage, Reclassification, Classified Waters, Table: Surface Water Quality Criteria 16964444 12/31/2015
Vol. 41/251
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The proposed rules revise several definitions used in Chapter 62-302, F.A.C., by updating reference information as well as updating a number of biological standard operating procedures that are incorporated by reference. .... 16717191 11/4/2015
Vol. 41/215
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As required by the Federal Clean Water Act, the Department of Environmental Protection (Department) is initiating the Triennial Review of state surface water quality standards. The Department is considering revisions to .... 15947496 5/19/2015
Vol. 41/97
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Definitions 13249150 Effective:
08/01/2013
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The Department is initiating rule development to more effectively and efficiently address bacteria impairments using modern scientific identification and investigation techniques. Specifically, the Department is initiating .... 13203560 7/25/2013
Vol. 39/144
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The proposed rule amendments revise several definitions used in Chapter 62-302, F.A.C., and correct several typographical errors in Rule 62-302.400, F.A.C. Revisions to Rule 62-302.500, F.A.C., establish numeric criteria .... 12824775 4/1/2013
Vol. 39/63
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Definitions 11682212 Effective:
07/03/2012
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The Department of Environmental Protection (Department) proposes to initiate the Triennial Review of state surface water quality standards. The Department is considering revisions to a limited number of rule sections at .... 11394801 4/27/2012
Vol. 38/17
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Definitions, Numeric Interpretations of Narrative Nutrient Criteria, Estuary-Specific Numeric Interpretations of the Narrative Nutrient Criterion, Site Specific Alternative Criteria 10800579 12/22/2011
Vol. 37/51
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The proposed rules establish numeric interpretations of the narrative surface water quality criterion for nutrients in paragraph 62-302.530(47)(b), F.A.C., for streams, lakes, spring vents, and specific estuaries in Southwest .... 10599013 11/10/2011
Vol. 37/45
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The Department is holding two workshops for the purpose of exploring options with the public on Florida nutrient standards and other relevant provisions of water quality standards. These workshops will be used to discuss .... 9921759 5/20/2011
Vol. 37/20
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On July 20, 2009, the Department of Environmental Protection (Department) received a petition to initiate rulemaking from the Florida Stormwater Association to establish a more refined surface water classification system. .... 7421681 7/31/2009
Vol. 35/30
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The Department proposes to establish numeric surface water quality criteria for nutrients and associated standards, such as chlorophyll a. During the rule development process, the Department may decide to amend any or all .... 6624535 1/30/2009
Vol. 35/04
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The Department is initiating its Triennial Review of state surface water quality standards as required by the Federal Clean Water Act. Proposed revisions to a number of rules in both Chapters 62-302 and 62-303, Florida Administrative .... 5817010 7/3/2008
Vol. 34/27
View Text Final
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Definitions 5423481 Effective:
04/02/2008
View Text Proposed
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This rulemaking revises the definitions of acute and chronic toxicity found in Chapter 62-302, F.A.C. The rule specifies an Inhibition Concentration 25 percent as a definition of chronic toxicity applicable to single substances .... 5012977 12/21/2007
Vol. 33/51
View Text Workshop
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The Department is updating its rules related to whole effluent toxicity testing. The rules affected include the acute and chronic toxicity definitions ....
  July 10, 2007, at 1:00 pm
  Florida Department of Environmental Protection Bob Martinez ....
4278978 6/22/2007
Vol. 33/25
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The Department is updating its rules related to whole effluent toxicity testing. The rules affected include the acute and chronic toxicity definitions ....
  March 6, 2007, at 1:00 pm
  Florida Department of Environmental Protection Bob Martinez ....
3536734 2/16/2007
Vol. 33/07
View Text Development
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Florida’s surface water quality standards prohibit discharges that are acutely or chronically toxic, without a Department approved mixing zone. The Department plans to revise the definitions of acute and chronic toxicity .... 3490756 1/26/2007
Vol. 33/04
View Text Final
62-302.200
Definitions 3231087 Effective:
05/15/2002