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Petroleum Clean-up Program

Contact Us

  •  850-595-6700



    Mailing Address

    Downtown Service Center, 1300 West Gregory Street, Pensacola, FL 32501 




The Petroleum Cleanup Program is designed to protect the public from risks associated with discharges of petroleum.  This program was initiated through a contractual agreement with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP).  Sites included in the assessment are those determined eligible for State funded cleanup, as well as, voluntary cleanup funded by land owners.  Our division works in conjunction with FDEP to remediate the contamination in accordance with the State Cleanup Target Levels. Our division covers the following counties: Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, Walton, Holmes, Washington, and Bay.

When released into the environment, petroleum and petroleum products can contaminate: 

  • Air
  • Groundwater
  • Surface water
  • Soil

The extent of contamination is determined by many environmental factors such as: 

  • Volatilization (release into air)
  • Groundwater flow rate and pathways through zones in groundwater table
  • Biodegradation (microbes may break down contaminant and use as a food source)

The governing authority for this program is Florida Administrative Code.

Location & Contact Information 

Downtown Service Center, 1300 West Gregory Street

The Petroleum Clean-up office is open Monday - Friday from 8 AM to 4 PM. Call 850-595-6700 to file a complaint or for more information.