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The Florida Department of Environmental Protection Encourages Safely Securing Hazardous Materials Before a Hurricane. 

Businesses and residents can take steps to protect the environment in severe weather.  Click here to learn more. ______________________________________________________

Broward County regulates the use, storage, handling and disposal of hazardous materials. This section manages the inspection of businesses which have hazardous materials on their property to prevent contamination of our groundwater

Some examples of business types that Broward County regulates includes:

  • Auto body shops
  • Auto repair shops
  • Businesses which contain:
    • photo developing processes
    • emergency generators
    • small storage tanks
  • Hospitals
  • Manufacturers
  • Marinas
  • Plating
  • Printers
  • Salvage yards
  • Medical facilities
  • Schools

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