Connecticut Biennial Report regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Connecticut Biennial Report: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Rules for large quantity generators (LQGs): 22a-449(c)-102(a)(1) Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies (RCSA) and 22a-449(c)-102(a)(2)(AA) RCSA

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Rules for treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs): 22a-449(c)-104(a)(1) RCSA and 22a-449(c)-104(a)(2)(M) RCSA; 22a-449(c)-105(a)(1) RCSA and 22a-449(c)-105(a)(2)(M) RCSA (interim status)

Regulatory Agency

Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Bureau of Materials Management and Compliance Assurance Waste Engineering and Enforcement Division Hazardous Waste Program

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Connecticut's biennial report requirements for large quantity generators (LQGs) and treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) are more stringent than the federal rules. The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) no longer requires small quantity generators (SQGs) to submit biennial reports.

Administration and enforcement. DEEP's Waste Engineering and Enforcement Division administers and enforces the state's generator biennial report requirements.

State Requirements

GENERATORS

22a-449(c)-102(a)(2)(AA) RCSA

Additional information. DEEP requires that the LQG provide "any other information which the commissioner specifies relating to the generator's activities" (22a-449(c)-102(a)(2)(AA) RCSA).

Note: DEEP no longer requires SQGs to submit biennial reports, although language of the SQG recordkeeping requirement at 22a-449(c)-102(a)(2)(EE) RCSA (requiring SQGs to retain copies of biennial reports for 3 years) certainly implies that the ...


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