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Marathon Branch Office Contacts:

2796 Overseas Highway, Suite 221, Marathon, FL  33050

305-289-7070   Fax  850-412-0590

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The Branch office is responsible for administering the regulatory programs of the  Florida Department of Environmental Protection in Monroe County.  

Environmental Administrator:
Gus Rios
(305) 289-7081

Administrative Secretary:
Deborah Brandon

(305) 289-7069

Submerged Lands & Environmental Resource Program

The Marathon Environmental Resource Permitting / Submerged Lands (ERP/SL) section conducts environmental resource permitting.  It is also charged with compliance and enforcement for dredge and fill projects as well as mangrove trimming within wetlands and surface waters.  This section also processes applications for authorization to use state-owned lands, and provides compliance and enforcement of facilities on state-owned submerged land.

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Environmental Specialist III:
Bruce Franck
(305) 289-7080

Administrative Assistant:
Jean Murphy
(305) 289-7077


Environmental Specialist II:
(305) 289-7085

Environmental Specialist II:
Elizabeth Yongue
(305) 289-7079

Office of Emergency Response Contact:
The Marathon Office of Emergency Response (OER) provides response to hazardous material spills and abandoned containers of hazardous materials.  It also provides support for oil spill prevention and response. Additional Important phone numbers:

State Warning Point: 1-800-320-0519

Environmental Consultant:
Lisa Gordon
(305) 289-7071

Water Facilities

The Water Facilities Division provides monitoring as well as compliance & enforcement for both domestic wastewater and industrial wastewater facilities.  In addition this division conducts water quality monitoring and analysis for the Florida Keys.


Environmental Specialist III:
Devon Villareal
(305) 289-7075

Environmental Specialist II:
Gary Hardie

(305) 289-7074

Solid Waste & Air Resources Contacts:
This Division carries out compliance & enforcement for solid waste (landfills), hazardous waste, and petroleum storage facilities (fuel storage tanks.)  It also regulates air compliance assurance, including power plant and incinerator emissions as well as asbestos abatement.

Environmental Consultant:
Edward Russell
(305) 289-7072

Environmental Specialist III:
Barbara Nevins
(305) 289-7073

Last updated: February 11, 2015
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