Connecticut Financial Responsibility regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Connecticut Financial Responsibility: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Underground Storage Tank (UST) Petroleum Cleanup Program: Connecticut General Statutes (CGS) 22a-449(c)

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Hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs): 22a-449(c)-104 Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies (RCSA) and 22a-449(c)-105 RCSA (interim status)

Hazardous waste transporters: 22a-449(c)-103(e) RCSA

Commercial aircraft pesticide applicators: 22a-54-3 RCSA

Covered electronic recyclers (CERs): 22a-638-1(e)(6) RCSA and 22a-638-1(e)(7) RCSA

Solid waste disposal areas: 22a-209-4(i) RCSA and 22a-209-14(e)(6)(B) RCSA

Regulatory Agency

Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Bureau of Materials Management and Compliance Assurance

DEEP Bureau of Materials Management and Compliance Assurance Pesticide Management Program

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Connecticut generally follows the federal financial responsibility requirements for underground storage tanks (USTs) and is phasing out the UST Petroleum Cleanup Program as a financial assurance mechanism. See the national section UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS for a review of the federal financial responsibility rules. Connecticut has additional requirements for hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs); hazardous waste transporters; electronics recyclers; solid waste disposal areas; and commercial aircraft pesticide applicators.

Administration and enforcement. The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) administers and enforces the financial responsibility requirements for hazardous waste transporters, pesticide applicators, TSDFs, and USTs in Connecticut.

State Requirements

FINANCIAL ASSURANCE


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