RULE NO: RULE TITLE
62-302.300: Findings, Intent, and Antidegradation Policy for Surface Water Quality
62-302.400: Classification of Surface Waters, Usage, Reclassification, Classified Waters
62-302.500: Surface Waters: Minimum Criteria, General Criteria
62-302.520: Thermal Surface Water Criteria
62-302.530: Table: Surface Water Quality Criteria
62-302.540: Water Quality Standards for Phosphorus Within the Everglades Protection Area
62-302.700: Special Protection, Outstanding Florida Waters, Outstanding National Resource Waters
62-302.800: Site Specific Alternative Criteria
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: 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. The Department is initiating rulemaking and has scheduled a workshop to receive comments from the public regarding the establishment of a new surface water classification system based on the recommendations of a previously established advisory committee known as the Designated Uses Policy Advisory Committee.
SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: Rule development will address the need to establish a more refined surface water classification system.
SPECIFIC AUTHORITY: 373.043, 373.4592, 403.061, 403.062, 403.087, 403.088, 403.504, 403.704, 403.804, 403.805 FS.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: 373.016, 373.026, 373.414, 373.4592, 403.021, 403.031, 403.061, 403.062, 403.085, 403.086, 403.087, 403.088, 403.101, 403.141, 403.161, 403.182, 403.201, 403.502, 403.504, 403.702, 403.708, 403.802, 403.918 FS.
A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE HELD AT THE DATE, TIME AND PLACE SHOWN BELOW:
DATE AND TIME: Tuesday, August 18, 2009, 9:00 a.m.
PLACE: Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Southwest District Office, Main Conference Room, 13051 N. Telecom Parkway, Temple Terrace, Florida
Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least five days before the workshop/meeting by contacting: Eric Shaw with the Water Quality Standards and Assesssment Section at (850)245-8429. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).
THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT AND A COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT, IF AVAILABLE, IS: Eric Shaw, Water Quality Standards and Assessment Section, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, 2600 Blair Stone Road, MS 6511, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2400, telephone (850)245-8429, Email: Eric.Shaw@dep.state.fl.us
THE PRELIMINARY TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT IS NOT AVAILABLE.