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Follow-Up Report on Florida's Outdoor Air Quality Programs, Report No. 98-21, November 1998
 
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  • Florida has had no official violations of any of the National Air Quality Standards, thus Florida's overall air quality is reasonably good. However, revised federal ozone standards and elevated readings of ozone during 1998 have created concerns about Florida's future air quality compliance. The Department of Environmental Protection reports that it will not know for certain if counties with a history of ozone problems will be redesignated as non-attainment areas until the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency makes that determination in the year 2000.

What were our earlier findings?

Report No. 96-33 Review of Florida's Outdoor Air Quality Programs, published in January 1997.

Which Government Program Summaries contain related information?

Air Resources Management
Motorist Services

What other OPPAGA-related materials are available?

  • Report No. 04-11 Progress Report: Florida’s Air Quality Is Good; Steps Taken to Address Air Toxics, But Plan Not Developed,  published in February 2004.
  • Report No. 02-29 Justification Review: Florida’s Air Quality Is Generally Good, But Ozone and Air Toxics Are Concerns, published in May 2002.
  • Report No. 98-50 Follow-up Report on Florida's Indoor Air Quality Programs, published in February 1999.
  • Report No. 96-32 Review of Florida's Indoor Air Quality Programs, published in January 1997.

Copies of this report in print or alternate accessible format may be obtained by telephone (850/488-0021), by FAX (850/487-9213), in person, or by mail (OPPAGA Report Production, Claude Pepper Building, Room 312, 111 W. Madison St., Tallahassee, FL 32399-1475).
e-mail address: oppaga@oppaga.fl.gov


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