|Office of Intergovernmental Programs, Florida Department of Environmental Protection|
The Department conducted a detailed review that focused on potential adverse impacts to important state resources and facilities, specifically: air and water pollution; wetlands and surface waters of the state; federal and state-owned lands and interest in lands, including state parks, greenways and trails, conservation easements; solid waste; and water and wastewater treatment. Based on the review of the submitted amendment package, the Department found no provision that, if adopted, would result in adverse impacts to important state resources subject to the Department's jurisdiction.
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
We have no comments, recommendations, or objections related to listed species and their habitat or other fish and wildlife resources to offer on this amendment.
South Florida Water Management District
The amendment package includes map and text amendments regarding the Future Limerock Mining Overlay and does not include any proposed mining activities. After an extensive review of the proposed revisions, the District has determined the changes do not appear to adversely impact the water resources within the District. The District has no comments on the proposed amendment package; however, the District offers the following technical guidance: The District acknowledges that future mining and development activity is not included in this comprehensive plan amendment. This review does not alleviate the need for District permits if future mining activities are proposed.