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2012 Hazardous Materials Awareness Week

Governor Rick Scott has proclaimed January 22 – 28, 2012 as “Hazardous Materials Awareness Week” in Florida. Joining Governor Scott in commemorating the educational week is the Florida Division of Emergency Management, in partnership with the State Emergency Response Commission (SERC) for Hazardous Materials and the Local Emergency Planning Committees (LEPCs). This year’s theme is: Mercury.

2012 Florida Hazardous Materials Awareness Week Proclamation

Mercury Resources

2012 Hazardous Materials Awareness Week LEPC Activities

Resources to learn about mercury:

Mercury Fact Sheet

Liquid Mercury Brochure

Green Living - WSVN-TV

Mercury - Florida Department of Environmental Protection

Earth911- Enter your zipcode to learn where in your area you can recycle these bulbs.

Chemical Site Security Regulations

Department of Homeland Security Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards

Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Help Desk: (866) 323-2957


No later than July 1, 2011 , all existing propane containers over 4,000 gallons water capacity must be retrofitted with an internal valve equipped for remote closure and automatic shutoff using thermal actuation. Please view the "Information Bulletin 06-03" for further information.

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