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Posted on: August 26, 2015

EPC to Hold Public Workshops on Revisions to Chapter 1-4 Open Burning Rule

The Air Management Division of the Environmental Protection Commission of Hillsborough County (EPC) will hold public workshops on September 16 to discuss proposed changes to Chapter 1-4, Open Burning Rule. EPC regulates all... Read on...

Current Chapter 1-4 Open Burn Rules
Posted on: August 6, 2015

Contamination Danger Lurks in Polluted Stormwater

When there are heavy rains and flooding, such as what the Tampa Bay area has been experiencing in recent days, our waterways are not expected to meet water quality
standards for a while, according to the Environmental... Read on...

Posted on: July 2, 2015

EPC: Visible algae in Bay Area waters no cause for concern (Fox13 News Report)

Wondering how dangerous that fuzzy, slimey algae is that's floating in your neighborhood pond? EPC Water Division manager Tom Ash provides the gooey details in a Fox13 video report.

Fox13 Report and Video
Posted on: June 19, 2015

EPC Mini-Grants Offer Up to $2,500 for Community Projects

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The EPC Community Partner Mini-Grant program is offered through the Environmental Protection Commission (EPC) of Hillsborough County and is sourced through the Pollution Recovery Fund. The mini-grant program is intended to... Read on...

Mini-Grant Information
Posted on: June 12, 2015

20-Year EPC Monitoring Study Shows Benthic Index Improvement

benthic maps

TAMPA - The monumental task of monitoring and processing data over two decades has culminated in a 20-Year Tampa Bay Benthic Community Trends Study released by the Environmental Protection Commission of Hillsborough County... Read on...

20-Year Tampa Bay Benthic Study
Posted on: November 13, 2014

Surface Water Quality Report Publication

View the latest Surface Water Quality Report f or 2001-2010 published in August 2014 and written by EPC's Dr. David J. Karlen.

Surface Water Quality Report
Posted on: August 25, 2014

EPC Named a Best Workplace for Commuters - Environmental News

EPC receives award

The National Center for Transit Research (NCTR) at the University of South Florida has named the Environmental Protection Commission (EPC) of Hillsborough County as a “Best Workplace for Commuters.”

View BOCC Commendation
Posted on: April 18, 2011

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Posted on: June 12, 2015

20-Year EPC Monitoring Study Shows Benthic Index Improvement

benthic maps

TAMPA - The monumental task of monitoring and processing data over two decades has culminated in a 20-Year Tampa Bay Benthic Community Trends Study released by the Environmental Protection Commission of Hillsborough County... Read on...

20 Year Tampa Bay Benthic Study