Connecticut Hazardous Waste Exports and Imports regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Connecticut Hazardous Waste Exports and Imports: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Exports and imports of hazardous waste: 22a-449(c)-102 Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies (RCSA)

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Transporters: 22a-449(c)-103(a)(2)(A) RCSA

Regulatory Agencies

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

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 requirements for exporting and importing hazardous waste to a foreign country. See the national section EXPORTS AND IMPORTS OF HAZARDOUS WASTE for additional information.

Connecticut has incorporated by reference the federal hazardous waste transporter regulations, with additional requirements that cover storage, manifests, small quantity generators, transporter permits, training, financial responsibility, and discharge notification. See the state section HAZARDOUS WASTE TRANSPORTERS for additional information.

As of September 5, 2006, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) required Connecticut (and all states) to use the revised federal form of manifest: the new standardized Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest (EPA Form 8700-22) and its continuation sheet (EPA Form 8700-22A). The state's rules for hazardous waste manifest preparation and use must now be the same as the federal rules, and waste handlers should go to the national section MANIFESTS for guidance.

Internationally, a number of countries have developed or are developing laws with restrictions on the import of ...


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