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November 9, 1987
Problem: There is insufficient compliance monitoring and
enforcement as well as an undetermined role for the
Attorney General in environmental enforcement.
Enforcement and monitoring ensure that conditions placed on
permits, compliance schedules and mitigation are performed.
Onsite inspections are necessary. Enforcement against
activities performed without required permits necessitates
S ongoing surveillance of jurisdictional areas.
The general counsel staff of state agencies institute
enforcement actions, but do not have large staffs. The
Attorney General's office is develop ag auni for .
environmental 1 pr 4 Xani for so
Settlements are the result of negotiations and are
accomplished after much staff intervention. Administrative
fines are a non-negotiated remedy which provide for a set
fine per violation.
s. 373.603, F.S. Power to enforce.
- Proposed Solution:
\ Provide environmental agencies with the statutory
alternative of administrative fines.