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Connecticut Hazardous Waste Determination: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Identification and classification of hazardous waste rules: 22a-449(c)-100 Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies (RCSA) and 22a-449(c)-101 RCSA

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Recycling exemption:

Speculative accumulation: 22a-449(c)-101(a)(1) RCSA and 22a-449(c)-101(a)(2) RCSA

Reclaimed or recycled materials: 22a-449(c)-101(a)(1) RCSA and 22a-449(c)-101(a)(2) RCSA

Exclusions:

Limited exclusions: 22a-449(c)-101(a)(1) RCSA and 22a-449(c)-101(a)(2) RCSA

Derived-from wastes: 22a-449(c)-101(a)(1) RCSA and 22a-449(c)-101(a)(2) RCSA

Regulatory Agency

Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Environmental Quality Branch Bureau of Materials Management and Compliance Assurance Waste 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 has adopted most of the federal regulations for identifying and classifying hazardous waste, with some additions that make some classification rules more stringent. The state's stricter classifications affect the recycling and speculative accumulation rules. In addition, because Connecticut has not adopted all of the waste and hazardous waste exclusions that are available under the federal rules, the state's waste determination rules are stricter than their federal counterparts. For example, because the state regulations do not incorporate by reference the most recent federal regulations, federal exemptions from the definitions of solid and hazardous waste, such as the conditional exemptions for cathode-ray tubes and for solvent-contaminated wipes, are not in effect in Connecticut.

Connecticut does not include in its hazardous waste regulatory program numerous federally listed wastes. See the state section


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