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Connecticut Closure/Post-Closure Plans: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) closure rules: 22a-449(c)-104(a)(1) Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies (RCSA) and 22a-449(c)-105(a)(1) RCSA (interim status)

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TSDF post-closure rules: 22a-449(c)-104(a)(1) RCSA and 22a-449(c)-105(a)(1) RCSA (interim status)

Closure and post-closure plan fee: Connecticut General Statutes (CGS) 22a-454a

Regulatory Agency

Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Bureau of Materials Management and Compliance Assurance Engineering and Enforcement Division Hazardous Waste Program

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Connecticut's closure and post-closure rules for hazardous waste TSDFs include the federal requirements and the state's additional rules for plan fees. In addition to complying with the general closure and post-closure standards, owners or operators of the various types of TSDFs have to meet closure and post-closure standards specific to their facility types. Connecticut follows the federal rules specific to facilities utilizing containers, hazardous waste storage tanks, hazardous waste landfills, land treatment, and surface impoundments.

Administration and enforcement. DEP's Engineering and Enforcement Division administers and enforces the TSDF closure and post-closure requirements in Connecticut.

State Requirements

CLOSURE AND POST-CLOSURE PLAN FEE

CGS 22a-454a

When a TSDF owner or operator submits a closure plan or a post-closure plan to DEP for approval, the state's closure/post-closure plan fee of $4,000 must also be paid.

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