Of these, 1 181 were new complaints received in 1997.
The department has not received complaints about either company, he said.
A local environmental group also reported that they received more than 300 complaints.
In 1997, it received 2,124 such complaints and took 18 cases to court.
The largest complaint received during this time was for $68,505.
One complaint received by the Florida department of insurance was from a 60-year-old woman.
He said the company had received few complaints from consumers about the new system.
He said that in the last year his office had received more than 20 complaints about the bar.
He said the company had received complaints from several universities.
For several years the health department has received complaints from the public concerning the center.