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See also General Guidance.

Form Reminders

  • Must use exact wording in 40 CFR 280, Subpart H except for substituting or adding “aboveground” where applicable.
  • Must have a Standby trust fund agreement when using a Performance Bond.
  • The Bond should have an attached industry-provided Power of Attorney (POA) document that identifies the person that signs the Bond for the surety company.
  • The POA should be dated (near the bottom) with the same date as the execution date of the Bond.
  • Original signature copies of POAs and Bonds should have embossed (raised) seals.

Links to Verify Information

Tables to Calculate Financial Responsibility (FR) Needed

Reference Manuals

Contact Information

Tor.Bejnar@dep.state.fl.us (850) 245-8743 (South and Southwest Districts)
Edgar.Echevarria@dep.state.fl.us (850) 245-8793 Disponible para ayuda en español. (Northeast and Southeast Districts)
Susan.F.Eldredge@dep.state.fl.us (850) 245-8740 (Central and Northwest Districts)

If your district representative cannot be reached, feel free to contact any of the other team members.

DEP District Program Contact List for Storage Tanks

Last updated: October 11, 2017

Permitting and Compliance Assistance Program #850-245-8705 MS #4565


Division of Waste Management #850-245-8705 MS #4500
2600 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2400

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