Connecticut Asbestos regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Connecticut Asbestos: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

National Emissions Standard for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for asbestos: 40 CFR 61.140 to 61.157

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Asbestos abatement:

Licensing and certification requirements: 20-440-1 Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies (RCSA) to 20-440-5 RCSA

Notification requirements: 19a-332a-3 RCSA

Emergency asbestos projects: 19a-332a-3 RCSA

Work practices: 19a-332a-5 RCSA to 19a-332a-12 RCSA

Recordkeeping: 19a-332a-4 RCSA

Asbestos abatement in schools: 19a-333-2 RCSA to 19a-333-13 RCSA

Disposal of asbestos waste: 22a-209-8(i) RCSA and 19a-332a-5 RCSA

Public sector workplace safety and health: 31-372-101-1910 RCSA and 31-372-107-1926 RCSA

Regulatory Agencies

Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) Regulatory Services Branch Environmental Health Section Asbestos Program

Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Environmental Protection Bureau of Air Management

DEEP Bureau of Materials Management and Compliance Assurance

U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

Connecticut Department of Labor Division of Occupational Safety and Health (CONN-OSHA)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. In Connecticut, asbestos abatement is regulated according to federal NESHAP rules and additional state asbestos abatement rules. The state rules include notification procedures, training, and licensing requirements for asbestos abatement contractors, and provisions for the disposal of asbestos. In addition, the state rules apply to smaller projects that fall below the NESHAP minimum threshold amounts.

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