The responsibility of the Emergency Response Program is
to respond to any incident or situation that represents an imminent
hazard or threat of a hazard to public health, welfare and safety, or
Regional state on-scene coordinators investigate
incidents of illegal dumping or discharging and criminal activities,
supervise any subsequent cleanups by responsible parties and contractors
hired by the State of Florida. They provide incident assessment,
hazard identification and recommend immediate actions to be taken to
contain the spill.
If you would like more information on the FDEP Office of
Emergency Response in Southeast Florida, please contact Kenton Brown at (561) 393-5877 or
Kenton.L.Brown@dep.state.fl.us. between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm
Monday through Friday; after hours, please contact the 24-Hour State Warning
Point Hotline at (800) 320-0519. Additional information
is available on the
Florida Division of Emergency Management website.