Governing Law and Regulations
Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Bureau of Materials Management and Compliance Assurance
DEEP Bureau of Materials Management and Compliance Assurance Pesticides Program
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Connecticut generally follows the federal financial responsibility requirements for underground storage tanks (USTs), with additional requirements for hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs), hazardous waste transporters, electronics recyclers, solid waste disposal areas, and pesticide applicators. See the national section UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS for a review of the federal financial responsibility rules. Connecticut has canceled the UST Petroleum Cleanup Program as a financial assurance mechanism.
• Administration and enforcement. DEEP administers and enforces the financial responsibility requirements for hazardous waste transporters, pesticide applicators, TSDFs, and USTs in Connecticut.
In Connecticut, there are several financial assurance mechanisms that owners or ...