Florida Department of Environmental Protection Proposes Implementations of Federal NPDES Electronic Reporting

On July 18, 2017 the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) proposed adopting the new federal regulations that require electronic reporting of information to the EPA National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) data system. Proposed paragraph 62-621.250(5)(b), F.A.C. would require the electronic submission of Discharge Monitoring Reports (DMRs) by permittees covered by the Multi-Sector Generic Permit for Stormwater Discharge Associated with Industrial Activity found in 62-621.300(5), F.A.C. Permittees would be required to submit their DMRs via the Department’s online business portal.

Comments must be made within 21 days of the notice and can be sent to: Abel Agost, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Water Resource Management, 2600 Blair Stone Rd, MS 3545, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2400. Telephone: (850) 245-8603. E-mail abel.agosto@dep.state.fl.us.  Hearing must also be requested within 21 days of this notice.

 

Source:Florida Department of Environmental Protection Proposes Implementations of Federal NPDES Electronic Reporting, FAR Vol. 43/138 (2017)