Governing Law and Regulations
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)
Connecticut Department of Labor Division of Occupational Safety and Health (CONN-OSHA)
Local fire marshals
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 1
U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
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.