Governing Law and Regulations
Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) 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 has adopted by reference the federal hazardous waste treatment rules for hazardous waste treatment facilities and added state requirements in connection with permitting and the design, construction, and operation of certain treatment facilities. The state fee for the treatment of hydroxide sludge and other hazardous wastes is no longer in effect.
Unlike the federal requirements, Connecticut has requirements for treating state-identified "regulated waste." See the state sections LISTED WASTES and TSDF RESPONSIBILITIES to review the regulated waste requirements.
• Administration and enforcement. DEEP's Engineering and Enforcement Division administers and enforces the hazardous waste and regulated waste treatment requirements in Connecticut.
FACILITY DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, AND OPERATION
Owners and operators of certain hazardous waste treatment facilities in Connecticut must comply with additional state standards in connection with the design, construction, or ...