The forms used by the Department in its Contaminated Site Cleanup Criteria program are adopted and incorporated by reference in rules 62-780.220 and .300, F.A.C. Each form is listed by subsection number, which is also the form number, and with the subject, title, and effective date. Forms may be obtained from the Division of Waste Management website at www.dep.state.fl.us/waste.

Terms Used In Florida Regulations 62-780.900

  • contamination: means the presence of free product or any contaminant in surface water, groundwater, soil, sediment, or upon the land, in concentrations that exceed the applicable CTLs specified in chapter 62-777, F. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Department: means the FDEP, or a county or Department of Health local program established under a contract pursuant to Florida Statutes § 376. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Emergency response action: means activities intitiated pursuant to Fl. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Groundwater: means water beneath the surface of the ground within a zone of saturation, whether or not flowing through known or definite channels. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Interim source removal: means the removal of free product, contaminated groundwater, contaminated sediment, or contaminated soil, or the removal of contaminants from soil or sediment that has been contaminated to the extent that leaching to groundwater or surface water has occurred or is occurring, prior to approval of a Remedial Action Plan pursuant to Fl. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Organoleptic: means pertaining to, or perceived by, a sensory organ (i. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • PAHs: means Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • PCBs: means Polychlorinated Biphenyls. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Product recovery: means the removal of free product. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • PRSR: means person responsible for site rehabilitation. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Site: means "contaminated site" as defined in Florida Statutes § 376. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Source removal: means the removal of free product, contaminated groundwater, contaminated sediment, or contaminated soil, or the removal of contaminants from soil or sediment that has been contaminated to the extent that leaching to groundwater or surface water has occurred or is occurring, after approval of a Remedial Action Plan pursuant to Fl. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Used oil: means any lubricants for use in internal combustion engines that have been refined from crude oil and, as a result of use, storage, or handling, have become unsuitable for their original purpose due to the presence of impurities or loss of properties, but that may be suitable for further use as a fuel or are economically recyclable for use as a fuel. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
    (1) Form 62-780.900(1), Initial Notice of Contamination Beyond Property Boundaries (effective date 6-12-13).
    (2) Form 62-780.900(2), Chain of Custody Record (effective date 6-12-13).
TABLE A
Submittals and Time Frames for PRSR
(Unless superseded by a CAD)
Type of Report or Activity
PRSR Action or Submittal Time Frames
Notice of Initiation of Emergency Response Action or Interim Source Removal Action per rule 62-780.500 or 62-780.525, F.A.C.
Within 24 hours of initiation of the action
Emergency or Interim Source Removal Proposal
When seeking approval before implementation of an alternative product recovery method, groundwater recovery, soil treatment or disposal technique (rule 62-780.500 or 62-780.525, F.A.C.)
Emergency Source Removal Status Report or Interim Source Removal Status Report
Within 60 days of initiating emergency or interim source removal activities and every 60 days thereafter or when the field activity is terminated, whichever occurs first
Emergency Source Removal Status Report or Interim Source Removal Report
Within 60 days of completion of emergency or interim source removal activities
Site Assessment Commenced
Within 60 days after a discharge is discovered
Site Assessment Report (SAR)
SAR submitted within 270 days of discharge or discovery
Risk Assessment Report (RAR)
Optional (within 60 days of SAR approval or within the scheduled approved in the Risk Assessment Work Plan)
Well Survey and Sampling Results pursuant to Fl. Admin. Code R. 62-780.600(3)(h)
Within 60 days of discovery of contamination beyond the property boundaries
No Further Action (NFA) Proposal
When the site meets the criteria for NFA (Fl. Admin. Code R. 62-780.680)
Natural Attenuation Monitoring (NAM) Plan
When the site meets the criteria for NAM (Fl. Admin. Code R. 62-780.690)
Natural Attenuation Monitoring (NAM) Report
Within 60 days of sample collection or in accordance with the approved NAM plan
Remedial Action Plan (RAP)
Within 90 days of approval of a SAR or RAR
As-Built Drawings
Within 120 days of initiating operation of active remediation system
Initiate Operation of Active Remediation System
Within 120 days of RAP approval
Remedial Action Status Report
Within 60 days of the anniversary date of initiating operation of active remediation system or in accordance with the approved RAP
Proposals submitted pursuant to subsection 62-780.700(14), F.A.C.
Optional during active remediation
Post Active Remediation Monitoring (PARM) Plan
When the site meets the criteria for NFA (Fl. Admin. Code R. 62-780.680) or Leveling Off (subsection 62-780.700(18), F.A.C.)
Post Active Remediation Monitoring (PARM) Report
Within 60 days of sample collection or in accordance with the approved PARM plan
Leveling Off Determination
Within 60 days of sample collection
Post Active Remediation Monitoring Plan resampling proposal (Fl. Admin. Code R. 62-780.750(4)(e))
Within 60 days of sample collection
Site Rehabilitation Completion Report (SRCR)
Within 60 days of the final sampling event. If SRCR is not approved then submit modifications, etc. within 60 days of Department’s response
Pilot Study Work Plan
When seeking approval before implementation of a Pilot Study pursuant to subsection 62-780.700(2), F.A.C.
Combined Document (optional submittal)
Governed by the earliest submission deadline for any component, unless the Department agrees to a different schedule in advance, and in writing
Notices for Field Activities (except for Initiation of Emergency Response Action, De Minimis Discharges or Interim Source Removal Action)
Notice to the Department within seven days but not less than 24 hours prior to performing field activity
Submittal to the Department of addenda, responses, or modification to plans or reports, pursuant to Fl. Admin. Code R. 62-780.790
Within 60 days of receipt of the Department’s response
Submittal of Form and Actual Notice required in subsection 62-780.220(2), F.A.C.
See text of rule for “Initial Notice of Contamination Beyond Property Boundaries” in subsection 62-780.220(2), F.A.C.

TABLE B
Petroleum, Petroleum Product and Drycleaning Solvent Contaminants of Concern (COCs)
Petroleum or Petroleum Product COCs
Drycleaning Solvent COCs
Petroleum or Petroleum Product Sites
Chlorinated Solvent Sites
Benzene
Carbon tetrachloride
Ethylbenzene
Chloroform
Toluene
Dichloroethane, 1,1-
Xylenes, total
Dichloroethane, 1,2- [or EDC]
Acenaphthene
Dichloroethene, 1,1-
Acenaphthylene
Dichloroethene, cis-1,2-
Anthracene
Dichloroethene, trans-1,2-
Benzo(a)anthracene
Ethyl chloride [or Chloroethane]
Benzo(a)pyrene
Methyl chloride [or Chloromethane]
Benzo(b)fluoranthene
Methylene chloride
Benzo(g,h,i)perylene
Tetrachloroethene [or PCE]
Benzo(k)fluoranthene
Trichloro-1,2,2-trifluoroethane, 1,1,2 [or CFC 113]
Chrysene
Trichloroethane, 1,1,1- [or Methyl chloroform]
Dibenz(a,h)anthracene
Trichloroethene [or TCE]
Fluoranthene
Vinyl chloride
Fluorene
Petroleum Solvent Sites
Indeno(1,2,3-cd)pyrene
Benzene
Methylnaphthalene, 1-
Ethylbenzene
Methylnaphthalene, 2-
Toluene
Naphthalene
Xylenes, total
Phenanthrene
Acenaphthene
Pyrene
Acenaphthylene
Dibromoethane, 1,2- [or EDB]
Methylnaphthalene, 1-
Dichloroethane, 1,2- [or EDC]
Methylnaphthalene, 2-
Methyl tert-butyl ether [or MTBE]
Naphthalene
TRPHs
TRPHs
Arsenic

Cadmium

Chromium

Lead

Chloride

Sulfate

Total Dissolved Solids [or TDS]

TABLE C
For Gasoline and Kerosene Analytical Groups
Contaminants of Concern
Groundwater and Surface Water
Soil and Sediment
Benzene, Ethylbenzene, Toluene, total Xylenes, and MTBE
EPA 602, 624, 8021 or 8260
EPA 8021 or 8260
1-methylnaphthalene, 2-methylnaphthalene, and the 16 method-listed PAHs included in Table B
EPA 610 (by HPLC), 625, 8270 or 8310
EPA 8270 or 8310
1,2-dichloroethane and other listed Priority Pollutant Volatile Organic Halocarbons
EPA 601, 624, 8021 or 8260
NOT REQUIRED
1,2-dibromoethane [or EDB]
EPA 504, 504.1, 8011 or 8260 SIM
NOT REQUIRED
Lead, total
EPA 200.7, 200.8, 6010 or 6020
NOT REQUIRED
TRPHs
FL-PRO
FL-PRO

NOTE 1: Practical quantitation limits shall meet the specified cleanup target levels.
NOTE 2: Appropriate sample preparation and cleanup methods (e.g., extraction, digestion) shall be performed prior to analysis.
NOTE 3: Equivalent methods may be used if approved through protocols described in chapter 62160, F.A.C.

TABLE D
For used oil, as defined in subsection 62-780.200(50), F.A.C., for identified products
not listed in the Gasoline or Kerosene Analytical Groups, and for products for which the specific identity is unknown
Contaminants of Concern
Groundwater and Surface Water
Soil and Sediment
Arsenic, total
EPA 200.7, 200.8, 6010 or 6020
EPA 6010 or 6020
Cadmium, total
EPA 200.7, 200.8, 6010 or 6020
EPA 6010 or 6020
Chromium, total
EPA 200.7, 200.8, 6010 or 6020
EPA 6010 or 6020
Lead, total
EPA 200.7, 200.8, 6010 or 6020
EPA 6010 or 6020
Priority Pollutant Volatile Organics
EPA 624 or 8260
EPA 8260
Priority Pollutant Extractable Organics
EPA 625 + 608, 625 + 8081 + 8082, 8270 + 608 (unless certified for Organochlorine Pesticides and PCBs by 8270), or 8270 + 8081 (unless certified for Organochlorine Pesticides by 8270) + 8082 (unless certified for PCBs by 8270)
EPA 8270 + 8081 (unless certified for Organochlorine Pesticides by 8270) + 8082 (unless certified for PCBs by 8270)
Nonpriority Pollutant Organics (with GC/MS peaks greater than 10 ug/L)
EPA 624 or 8260, and 625 or 8270
NOT REQUIRED
Priority Pollutant Volatile Organic Halocarbons
EPA 601, 624, 8021 or 8260
EPA 8021 or 8260
1-methylnaphthalene, 2-methylnaphthalene, and the 16 method-listed PAHs included in Table B
EPA 610 (by HPLC), 625, 8270 or 8310
EPA 8270 or 8310
PCBs
EPA 608 or 8082
EPA 8082
TRPHs
FL-PRO
FL-PRO
Toxicity Characteristic Leaching Procedure (TCLP) and the subsequent analyses for metals shall be performed on soil samples to determine if the soil is a hazardous waste and to evaluate leaching potential when the total concentration of any contaminant of concern in the samples meets the following conditions (the applicable analytical method shall be used following sample preparation by EPA Method 1311 and any appropriate digestion procedure):
If:
Exceeds:
Use:
Test Criteria:
Total Arsenic
100 mg/kg
EPA 6010 or 6020
5.0 mg/L
Total Cadmium
20 mg/kg
EPA 6010 or 6020
1.0 mg/L
Total Chromium
100 mg/kg
EPA 6010 or 6020
5.0 mg/L
Total Lead
100 mg/kg
EPA 6010 or 6020
5.0 mg/L

NOTE 1: Practical quantitation limits shall meet the specified cleanup target levels.
NOTE 2: Appropriate sample preparation and cleanup methods (e.g., extraction, digestion) shall be performed prior to analysis.
NOTE 3: Equivalent methods may be used if approved through protocols described in chapter 62160, F.A.C.

TABLE E
For petroleum as defined in Florida Statutes § 376.301
Contaminants of Concern
Groundwater and Surface Water
Soil and Sediment
Benzene, Ethylbenzene, Toluene, total Xylenes, and MTBE
EPA 602, 624, 8021 or 8260
EPA 8021 or 8260
1-methylnaphthalene, 2-methylnaphthalene, and the 16 method-listed PAHs included in Table B
EPA 610 (by HPLC), 625, 8270 or 8310
EPA 8270 or 8310
1,2-dichloroethane and other listed Priority Pollutant Volatile Organic Halocarbons
EPA 601, 624, 8021 or 8260
EPA 8021 or 8260
1,2-dibromoethane [or EDB]
EPA 504, 504.1 8011 or 8260 SIM
NOT REQUIRED
Arsenic, total
EPA 200.7, 200.8, 6010 or 6020
EPA 6010 or 6020
Cadmium, total
EPA 200.7, 200.8, 6010 or 6020
EPA 6010 or 6020
Chromium, total
EPA 200.7, 200.8, 6010 or 6020
EPA 6010 or 6020
Lead, total
EPA 200.7, 200.8, 6010 or 6020
EPA 6010 or 6020
TRPHs
FL-PRO
FL-PRO
Chloride
EPA 300.0, 9056, 9251, or 9253 or SM 4500-Cl B, 4500-Cl C or 4500-Cl E
NOT REQUIRED
Sulfate
EPA 300.0, 300.1, 375.2, 9038 or 9056 or SM 4500-SO4 C
NOT REQUIRED
Total Dissolved Solids [or TDS]
SM 2540 C
NOT APPLICABLE

NOTE 1: Practical quantitation limits shall meet the specified cleanup target levels.
NOTE 2: Appropriate sample preparation and cleanup methods (e.g., extraction, digestion) shall be performed prior to analysis.
NOTE 3: Equivalent methods may be used if approved through protocols described in chapter 62160, F.A.C.

Table F
Health-Based Values For Nuisance, Organoleptic, Or Aesthetic Based Groundwater Cleanup Target Levels
Contaminant
CAS#
Fl. Admin. Code Chapter 62-777, (ug/L)
Health-Based GCTL(ug/L)
Target Organ/System or Effect
Acenaphthene
83-32-9
20 Organoleptic
420
-Liver
Aluminum
7429-90-5
200 Secondary Standard
7000
-Body Weight
Biphenyl, 1,1- [or Diphenyl]
92-52-4
0.5 Organoleptic
350
-Kidney
Butyl acetate, n-
123-86-4
43 Organoleptic
NA
-None Specified
Chloride
16887-00-6
250000 Secondary Standard
NA
-None Specified
Chlorophenol, 3-
108-43-0
0.1 Organoleptic
35
-Reproductive
Chlorophenol, 4-
106-48-9
0.1 Organoleptic
35
-Reproductive
Chloropicrin
27913
7.3 Organoleptic
NA
-None Specified
Copper
7440-50-8
1000 Secondary Standard
280 (a)
-Gastrointestinal
Cumene
[or Isopropyl benzene]
98-82-8
0.8 Organoleptic
700
-Adrenals -Kidney
Dichlorophenol, 2,3-
576-24-9
0.04 Organoleptic
21
-Immunological
Dichlorophenol, 2,4-
120-83-2
0.3 Organoleptic
21
-Immunological
Dichlorophenol, 2,5-
583-78-8
0.5 Organoleptic
21
-Immunological
Dichlorophenol, 2,6-
87-65-0
0.2 Organoleptic
21
-Immunological
Dichlorophenol, 3,4-
95-77-2
0.3 Organoleptic
21
-Immunological
Ethanol
64-17-5
10000 Organoleptic
400000
-Developmental
Ethyl acrylate
140-88-5
0.4 Organoleptic
0.7
-Carcinogen
Ethyl ether
60-29-7
750 Organoleptic
1400
-Body Weight
Ethylbenzene
100-41-4
30 Secondary Standard
700
(700)
-Developmental —
Kidney —Liver
Fluoride
7782-41-4
2000 Secondary Standard
420
(a)
-Teeth mottling
Formaldehyde
50-00-0
600 Organoleptic
1400
-Body Weight-Carcinogen
-Gastrointestinal
Hexane, n-
110-54-3
6 Organoleptic
420
-Neurological
Iron
7439-89-6
300 Secondary Standard
4200
-Gastrointestinal
Manganese
7439-96-5
50 Secondary Standard
330
-Neurological
Methyl acetate
79-20-9
3000 Organoleptic
7000
-Liver
Methyl methacrylate
80-62-6
25 Organoleptic
9800
-None specified
Methyl tert-butyl ether
[or MTBE]
1634-04-4
20 Organoleptic
NA
-Eye-Kidney-Liver
Phenol
108-95-2
10 Organoleptic
2100
-Developmental
Silver
7440-22-4
100 Secondary Standard
35 (a)
-Skin
Sulfate
14808-79-8
250000 Secondary Standard
NA
-None Specified
Toluene
108-88-3
40 Secondary Standard
1400
(1000) (b)
-Kidney-Liver-Neurological
Total dissolved solids
[or TDS]
C-010
500000 Secondary Standard
NA
-None Specified
Trichlorophenol, 2,4,5-
95-95-4
1 Organoleptic
700
-Kidney -Liver
Trimethylbenzene, 1,2,3-
526-73-8
10 Organoleptic
350
-None Specified
Trimethylbenzene, 1,2,4-
95-63-6
10 Organoleptic
350
-None Specified
Trimethylbenzene, 1,3,5-
108-67-8
10 Organoleptic
350
-None Specified
Vinyl acetate
108-05-4
88 Organoleptic
7000
-Body Weight-Kidney-Nasal
Xylenes, total
1330-20-7
20 Secondary Standard
1400
(10000) (c)
-Body Weight-Mortality
-Neurological
Zinc
7440-66-6
5000
Secondary Standard
2100
(a)
-Blood
Note: GCTLs based organoleptic considerations are lower than the healthbased values.
Table F in chapter 62-780, F.A.C., was duplicated in Table 7 of the technical report referenced in this chapter. Table F is for use only when making decisions regarding sub-subparagraph 62780.680(1)(c)1.a., F.A.C., for contaminated sites undergoing site rehabilitation pursuant to sections 376.30701 and 376.81, F.S., and petroleum contamination sites being addressed pursuant to Florida Statutes § 376.3071, that are not eligible for state-funded site rehabilitation, if the PRSR elects.
NA = Not available at time of rule adoption.
(a) = Health-based GCTL lower than the Secondary Standard. The Secondary Standard shall be used for this contaminant.
(b) = Health-based GCTL higher than Primary Standard (value). The Primary Standard shall be used for this contaminant.
(c) = Health-based GCTL lower than Primary Standard (value). The Primary Standard shall be used for this contaminant.
Rulemaking Authority 376.303, 376.3071, 376.30701, 376.30702, 376.3078(4), 376.81 FS. Law Implemented 376.3071, 376.30701, 376.30702, 376.3078(4), 376.81 FS. History—New 4-17-05, Amended 12-27-07, 6-12-13, 2-2-17.
Editorial Note: Portions of this rule were copied from rule 62-770.900, Formerly 17-770.900; 62-782.900; and 62-785.900, F.A.C.