On June 3, 2013, the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) published in the Florida Administrative Register two Notices of Proposed Rule for Chapter 62-716, F.A.C. (Solid Waste Grants, Annual Reports, and Recycling) and Chapter 62-722, F.A.C. (Regulation of Recovered Materials).

The proposed rules take into account the feedback DEP received as a result of three rule development workshops held since 2010.  For more details, please see the following links: 

For Rule 62-716 F.A.C., see

http://www.dep.state.fl.us/waste/quick_topics/publications/shw/solid_waste/Rulemaking_62-716/62-716_Notice_Proposed_Rule_30May13.pdf

For Rule 62-722, F.A.C., see

http://www.dep.state.fl.us/waste/quick_topics/publications/shw/solid_waste/Rulemaking_62-716/62-722_Notice_Proposed_Rule_30May13.pdf

For forms referenced in these proposed rules, refer to the section entitled “Notice of Proposed Rule” toward the bottom of the following DEP website:

http://www.dep.state.fl.us/waste/categories/solid_waste/pages/rulemaking_62-716.htm

Should you need additional information, please contact Ron Henricks, Environmental Administrator, Waste Reduction Section, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Mail Station 4555, and 2600 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2400.  (850) 245-8717 or ron.henricks@dep.state.fl.us