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
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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Connecticut's rules for hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) include the federal rules and some more stringent state requirements. The state's more stringent rules cover: underground injection prohibition, TSDF design, construction, and operation, closure and post-closure standards, corrective action, financial responsibilities, groundwater standards, TSDF permits and fees, and regulated waste facilities.
• Administration and enforcement. DEEP's Bureau of Materials Management and Compliance Assurance administers and enforces the TSDF requirements in Connecticut.
UNDERGROUND INJECTION PROHIBITION
Unlike the federal TSDF rules, Connecticut prohibits the treatment, storage, or disposal of hazardous waste by underground ...