R. 61H1-21.001 Independence
R. 61H1-21.002 Integrity and Objectivity
R. 61H1-21.003 Commissions or Referral Fees
R. 61H1-21.005 Contingent Fees
R. 61H1-21.006 Communication with Client of Another Certified Public Accountant

Terms Used In Florida Regulations > Chapter 61H1-21 - Independence, Integrity, Etc.

  • Applicant: means the owner, operator, or real property owner responsible for submitting the application package as identified on the Drycleaning Solvent Cleanup Program Application, DEP Form 62-781. See Florida Regulations 62-781.100
  • Background concentrations: means concentrations of contaminants that are naturally occurring or resulting from anthropogenic impacts unrelated to the discharge of pollutants or hazardous substances at a contaminated site undergoing site rehabilitation, in the groundwater, surface water, soil, or sediment in the vicinity of the site. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Best achievable detection limit: means the practical quantitation limit. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • BSRA: means Brownfield Site Rehabilitation Agreement. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • CAD: means cleanup agreement document. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Contaminated sediment: means sediment that is contaminated as determined by the concentrations of the contaminants, actual circumstances of exposure, biological diversity studies, toxicity testing, or other evidence of harmful effects, as applicable. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • 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
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • CSM: means conceptual site model. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • CTL: means cleanup target level as defined in Florida Statutes § 376. 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 rule 62-780. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Engineering control: means use of existing features (such as buildings) or modifications to a site to reduce or eliminate the potential for migration of, or exposure to, contaminants. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Exposure unit: means an area over which receptors are expected to have equal and random exposure. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • FDEP: means the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Free product: means the presence of a non-aqueous phase liquid in the environment in excess of 0. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Gasoline Analytical Group: means aviation gasoline, gasohol, and motor gasoline or equivalent petroleum products. 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
  • Incremental Sampling Methodology: means a structured composite sampling and processing protocol that reduces data variability and provides a reasonably unbiased estimate of mean contaminant concentrations in a volume of soil. 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 rule 62-780. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • ISM: means incremental sampling methodology. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Kerosene Analytical Group: means diesel, Jet-A, Jet-B, JP-4, JP-5, and kerosene or equivalent petroleum products. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Low yield: means groundwater that is contained in an aquifer that has an average hydraulic conductivity of less than one foot per day, determined by performing slug tests or an equivalent method for determining hydraulic conductivity on a minimum of three monitoring wells in each affected monitoring zone; and a maximum yield of 80 gallons per day, determined by pumping a four-inch well screened across the cross-section of the plume, for a minimum of two hours. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Monitoring well: means a well constructed with a surface seal and a sand filter pack in order to provide for the collection of representative groundwater samples for laboratory analyses. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • MTBE: means Methyl tert-butyl ether. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Newspaper of general circulation: means a newspaper published at least on a weekly basis and printed in the language most commonly spoken in the area within which it circulates, but does not include a newspaper intended primarily for members of a particular professional or occupational group, a newspaper whose primary function is to carry legal notices, or a newspaper that is given away primarily to distribute advertising. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Operator: means any person operating a drycleaning facility or wholesale supply facility, whether by lease, contract, or other form of agreement. See Florida Regulations 62-781.100
  • Organoleptic: means pertaining to, or perceived by, a sensory organ (i. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Owner: means any person owning a drycleaning facility or wholesale supply facility. See Florida Regulations 62-781.100
  • PAHs: means Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • PCBs: means Polychlorinated Biphenyls. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Piezometer: means a permanent or temporary well that may be designed and constructed without the surface sealing or sand filter pack requirements of a monitoring well. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Plume: means the portion of an aquifer or aquifers in which groundwater contamination above applicable CTLs, and background concentrations as defined in subsection 62-780. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Poor quality: means groundwater within the affected monitoring zone with background concentrations, as defined in subsection 62-780. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • PQL: means practical quantitation limit. 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
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Real property owner: means the person or entity that is vested with ownership, dominion, or legal or rightful title to the real property. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Response Action Contractor: means a person who is carrying out any emergency response action activities pursuant to rule 62-780. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Sediment: means the unconsolidated solid matrix occurring immediately beneath any surface water body. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Site: means "contaminated site" as defined in Florida Statutes § 376. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Site assessment: means the performance of any of the tasks or activities as described in rules 62-780. 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 rule 62-780. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Surface water: means water upon the surface of the earth where state water quality standards apply, whether contained in bounds created naturally or artificially or diffused. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • TPOC: means temporary point of compliance. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • TRPHs: means Total Recoverable Petroleum Hydrocarbons. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200
  • UCL: means upper confidence limit estimate of the arithmetic mean. 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
  • VCA: means Voluntary Cleanup Agreement. See Florida Regulations 62-780.200