Land Reclamation and the Resource Extraction Reclamation Act (Florida)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Florida

Applies to States or Provinces Florida
Name Land Reclamation and the Resource Extraction Reclamation Act (Florida)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Coal with CCS, Natural Gas, Nuclear
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15

Information Source


The Department of Environmental Protection's Mining Program is responsible for enacting and implementing regulations pertaining to land reclamation. The program primarily focuses on the reclamation of lands mined for phosphate, but some regulations (mostly found in Part III, sections 387.401 et seq.) also pertain more generally to mined land. This legislation contains information on mining inspections and certifications, owner liability, exemptions and permits, and regulations which pertain specifically to heavy metal mining.

Policy Contact

Department Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Division Mining and Minerals Regulation
Address 2051 E. Paul Dirac Drive
Place Tallahassee, Florida
Zip/Postal Code 32310-3760
Phone (850) 488-8217
Fax (850) 488-1254

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Fla. Stat. 378.021-378.038 (General Provisions) and 378.401 et seq. (Resource Extraction Reclamation Act).

Authority 2: Fla. Admin. Code 62C