The Environmental Management Program (EMP) is responsible for overseeing the university’s compliance with federal, state, and local environmental laws and regulations. Areas covered include: hazardous waste management, air permitting, industrial wastewater, illicit discharges, environmental assessments, site remediation, and storage tanks. The program includes regulatory monitoring to track changes to environmental regulations as they relate to environmental compliance.
The environmental management program works to prepare and support the UCF community towards environmental excellence in the following areas:
The program takes steps to prevent adverse effects to air quality per the Clean Air Act.
The program manages hazardous waste per the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.
The program establishes procedures to prepare the university to respond to environmental accidents.
The program implements best management practices to control water pollution per the Clean Water Act.
The program takes steps to prevent oil spills per the Oil Pollution Act.
Environmental Management Resources
Florida Department of Environmental Protection
EHS and Lab Safety Fact Sheet
Environmental Protection Agency
Orange County Environmental Protection Department
Hazardous Waste Pick-Up Calendar
Environmental Management Contacts
Environmental Management Coordinator