Rule No. : RULE TITLE :
62-304.425: Nassau Basin TMDLs
62-304.430: St. Mary's Basin TMDLs
62-304.515: Kissimmee River Basin TMDLs
62-304.705: St. Lucie Basin TMDLs
62-304.710: Loxahatchee Basin TMDLs
62-304.715: Lake Worth Lagoon Basin TMDLs
62-304.725: Southeast Coast Basin TMDLs
62-304.815: Fisheating Creek Basin TMDLs
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The Department is initiating rulemaking to establish Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDLs) for waters in the following basins: Nassau, St. Mary’s, Kissimmee River, St. Lucie, Loxahatchee, Lake Worth Lagoon, Southeast Coast, and Fisheating Creek. 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. TMDL development is proceeding for those waters on the Department’s Verified List of Impaired Waters, previously adopted by Secretarial Order.
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 (as indicated in the order adopting the verified list for the basin).
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.