Governing Law and Regulations
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 hazardous waste surface impoundment requirements include both the federal rules and the state's more stringent requirements. The state's more stringent requirements apply to:
—Approval of certifications for interim-status facilities
—Permits and fees
• Administration and enforcement. DEP's Waste Engineering and Enforcement Division administers and enforces the surface impoundment requirements in Connecticut (including the federal air emissions standards).