Connecticut Inspections regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Connecticut Inspections: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Air pollution: Connecticut General Statutes (CGS) 22a-177, 22a-174-20(a) Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies (RCSA), 22a-174-20(w) RCSA, 22a-174-20(x) RCSA, 22a-174-20(jj) RCSA, 22a-174-22e(i) RCSA, 22a-174-22f(f) RCSA, and 22a-174-33(j)(1)(M) RCSA

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Hazardous waste:

Large quantity generators (LQGs) and small quantity generators (SQGs): 22a-449(c)-102(b)(2) RCSA and 22a-449(c)-102(c) RCSA

Facilities: CGS 22a-129 and CGS 22a-133dd

Transporters: 22a-449(c)-103 RCSA

Laboratories: CGS 19a-29a

Solid waste:

Resource recovery facilities: CGS 22a-237 and CGS 22a-239

Resource recovery and solid waste facilities: CGS 22a-220c

Battery retailers: CGS 22a-256i


Drinking water: 19-13-B102 RCSA

Wastewater: 22a-430-3 RCSA

Wetlands: CGS 22a-30

Worker safety: CGS 31-374

Hazardous materials motor carriers: 29-349-184 RCSA and CGS 29-322(b)

Regulatory Agencies

Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP)

Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH)

Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)

Connecticut Department of Public Safety (DPS)

Local fire marshals

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 1

U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Connecticut has established self-inspection requirements under its air, hazardous materials, hazardous waste, solid waste, and drinking water regulations. State agencies are also permitted, and in some cases required, to conduct inspections under state environmental and hazardous waste transportation regulations.

Administration and enforcement. The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) administers ...

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