Connecticut Penalties and Liabilities: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Air: Connecticut General Statutes (CGS) 22a-175 and CGS 22a-180

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Asbestos: CGS 19a-332d, CGS 19a-332e, and CGS 22a-250a

Community right-to-know: CGS 29-307a

Hazardous waste: CGS 22a-131, CGS 22a-131a, CGS 22a-134d, CGS 22a-438, and CGS 22a-250a

Medical waste: CGS 22a-226c

Pesticides: CGS 22a-56a, CGS 22a-61 to 22a-63, CGS 22a-66h, and 22a-6b-8(c)(3) Regulation of Connecticut State Agencies (RCSA)

Solid waste: CGS 22a-220d, CGS 22a-226, CGS 22a-226a, CGS 22a-226b, CGS 22a-226d, CGS 22a-250a, and CGS 22a-256g

Solid waste transporters: CGS 22a-220a(f)

Storage tanks:

Underground storage tanks (USTs): CGS 22a-6b(a)(1) and CGS 22a-451

Used oil: CGS 22a-131a(c)


Drinking water: 25-32e-1 RCSA

Oil spills: CGS 22a-450

Wastewater: CGS 22a-438

Wetlands: CGS 22a-35, CGS 22a-44, CGS 22a-106a, CGS 22a-361a, and 22a-6b-8 RCSA

Workplace safety and health: CGS 31-382

Regulatory Agencies

Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP)

Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH)

Connecticut Department of Public Safety Division of Fire, Emergency, and Building Services Office of the State Fire Marshal Local Fire Marshal

U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

Connecticut Department of Labor Division of Occupational Safety and Health (CONN-OSHA)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Connecticut law provides for civil and criminal penalties for violations of its environmental rules.

Administration and enforcement. DEEP's bureaus are responsible for the administration and enforcement of Connecticut's environmental rules. ...

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