RULE NO.: RULE TITLE:
62-304.300: St. Marks River Basin TMDLs
62-304.315: Chipola River Basin TMDLs
62-304.330: Pensacola Bay TMDLs
62-304.335: Perdido Bay TMDLs
62-304.435: Upper East Coast Basin TMDLs Spruce Creek.
62-304.500: Ocklawaha Basin TMDLs
62-304.510: Upper St. Johns River TMDLS.
62-304.520: Indian River Lagoon Basin TMDLs
62-304.625: Peace River Basin TMDLs
62-304.640: Withlacoochee Basin TMDLs
62-304.705: St. Lucie Basin TMDLs
62-304.735: Everglades Basin TMDLs
62-304.800: Caloosahatchee River Basin TMDLs.
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The Department is initiating rulemaking to establish Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) for waters in the following basins: St. Marks River, Chipola River, Pensacola Bay, Perdido Bay, Upper East Coast, Ocklawaha, Upper St. Johns River, Indian River Lagoon, Peace River, Withlacoochee, St. Lucie, Everglades, and Caloosahatchee River. Pursuant to Section 403.067(6), F.S., TMDLs must be adopted in rule by the Secretary of the Department. Chapter 62-304, F.A.C., was established as the rule chapter within which rules adopting TMDLs shall reside.
SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: TMDLs and their allocations will be established for the pollutants identified as causing the impairment for the impaired waters in the above listed basins.
RULEMAKING AUTHORITY: 403.061, 403.067 FS.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: 403.061, 403.067 FS.
IF REQUESTED IN WRITING AND NOT DEEMED UNNECESSARY BY THE AGENCY HEAD, A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE NOTICED IN THE NEXT AVAILABLE FLORIDA ADMINISTRATIVE WEEKLY.
THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT AND A COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT, IF AVAILABLE, IS: Jan Mandrup-Poulsen, Administrator, Watershed Evaluation and TMDL Section, 2600 Blair Stone Road, Mail Station 3555, Tallahassee, FL 32399-2400, Telephone (850)245-8449
THE PRELIMINARY TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT IS NOT AVAILABLE.