Connecticut Corrective Action regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Connecticut Corrective Action: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Corrective action standards and requirements for treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs), corrective action management units (CAMUs), and temporary units (TUs): 22a-449(c)-104(a)(1) Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies (RCSA)

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Rules for staging piles: 40 CFR 264.554

Remediation standard regulations (RSRs): 22a-133k-1 to 22a-133k-3 RCSA and Appendices A to G

Soil remediation criteria: 221-133k-2 RCSA, 221-133k RSCA Appendix A, and 221-133k RCSA Appendix B

Groundwater remediation criteria: 221-133k-3 RCSA, 21-133k RCSA Appendix C, 221-133k RCSA Appendix D, and 221-133k RCSA Appendix E

Corrective action at interim status disposal facilities: 22a-449(c)-105(h) RCSA, 22a-449(c)-110(a)(2)(RR) RCSA, and Connecticut General Statutes (CGS) 22a-134 to 22a-134e

Regulatory Agencies

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

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 by reference the federal corrective action rules for hazardous and solid (nonhazardous) waste units, with the exception of 40 CFR 264.101(d), which states that the corrective action rules for solid waste management units do not apply to remediation waste management sites unless they are part of a facility subject to hazardous waste permitting (22a-449(c)-104(a)(1)(I) RCSA). The state has not yet adopted the federal rules for staging piles (22a-449(c)-104(a)(1)(U) RCSA). However, ...

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