Emergency Response Act, Connecticut General Statutes (CGS) 22a-600 to 22a-611
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Connecticut Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection (DESPP) Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security
Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP)
Connecticut Department of Public Health (CDPH) Regulatory Services Branch Drinking Water Section
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Connecticut's requirements concerning security for air toxics are covered in the state's accidental release prevention program, which follows the federal program. See the national sections RISK MANAGEMENT and SECURITY for more information.
Connecticut's rules for the security of hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) incorporate by reference the federal requirements in connection with facility security during the life of the TSDF and during a disposal facility's postclosure care period. Similar to the federal rules for municipal solid waste landfills, the owners and operators of solid waste landfills and solid waste transfer stations must avoid unauthorized access with specific state requirements in connection with signage and barriers. The state regulations do not include rules for the storage of hazardous waste or solid waste military munitions or of hazardous waste explosives. In fact, Connecticut specifies that its rules do not incorporate the federal rules ...