Connecticut Security regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Connecticut Security: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Emergency Response Act, Connecticut General Statutes (CGS) 22a-600 to 22a-611

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Fire department notification: CGS 29-307a

Solid waste:

Solid waste landfills: 22a-209-7(d) RCSA

Solid waste transfer stations: 22a-209-9(c) RCSA

Water:

Drinking water: 25-32d-2 RCSA, 25-32d-3(d) RCSA, and 19-13-B46 RCSA

Regulatory Agencies

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 ...


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Governing Law and Regulations
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Comparison: State vs. Federal
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