Governing Law and Regulations
Exports and imports of hazardous waste: 22a-449(c)-102(a)(1) Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies (RCSA)
Transporters of hazardous waste: 22a-449(c)-103(a)(2)(A) RCSA
Transfer of explosives: 29-349-194 RCSA
Mercury: Connecticut General Statutes (CGS) 22a-612 to 22a-628
Definition: CGS 22a-613
Mercury ban: CGS 22a-616 and CGS 22a-617
Exemptions: CGS 22a-618 and CGS 22a-625
Labeling: CGS 22a-619
Penalties: CGS 22a-628
Phosphates: CGS 22a-460 to 22a-462
Definitions: CGS 22a-460
Phosphate ban: CGS 22a-460 to 22a-462
Exemptions: CGS 22a-462
Labeling: CGS 22a-461
Penalties: CGS 22a-461
Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Bureau of Materials Management and Compliance Assurance Engineering and Enforcement Division Hazardous Waste Program
Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)
Connecticut Department of Public Safety (DPS)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 1
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Connecticut has adopted the federal hazardous materials transportation regulations, with additional requirements for the transportation of explosives. See the state section HAZARDOUS MATERIALS TRANSPORTERS and the national section IMPORTS AND EXPORTS OF CHEMICALS for more information. In addition, a security plan may be required by hazardous materials transporters. The plan must include an assessment of possible transportation security risks for hazmat shipments. See the national section SECURITY for more information.
Internationally, a number of countries have developed or are developing laws with restrictions on ...