Connecticut Hazardous Waste Generators regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Connecticut Hazardous Waste Generators: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Generator requirements: 22a-449(c)-101(a) Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies (RCSA), 22a-449(c)-101(b) RCSA, and 22a-449(c)-102 RCSA

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Generator classes:

Definition of small quantity generator (SQG): 22a-449(c)-100(c)(28) RCSA

Definition of conditionally exempt small quantity generators (CESQGs): 22a-449(c)-101(a)(2)(P) RCSA

General responsibilities:

Hazardous waste determination: 22a-449(c)-102(a)(2)(A) RCSA and 22a-449(c)-102(c)(3) RCSA

Transporting waste: 22a-449(c)-102(b)(1) RCSA, 22a-449(c)-102(c) RCSA, and 22a-449(c)-101(b)(1) RCSA

Rules for LQGs and SQGs:

Manifests: 22a-449(c)-102 RCSA

Rules for LQGs:

Biennial reports: 22a-449(c)-102(a)(2)(AA) RCSA

LQG fees: Connecticut General Statutes (CGS) 22a-454c(a) and CGS 22a-454(d)

Rules for CESQGs: 22a-449(c)-101(a)(1) RCSA, 22a-449(c)-101(a)(2)(P) to (W) RCSA, and 22a-449(c)-101(b) RCSA

Disposal rule: 22a-449(c)-101(a)(2)(S) RCSA and 22a-449(c)-101(a)(2)(U) RCSA

Mixtures: 22a-449(c)-101(a)(2)(V) RCSA

Recordkeeping: 22a-449(c)-101(b)(2) RCSA

Use of permitted transporters: 22a-449(c)-101(b)(1) RCSA

Rules for SQGs: 22a-449(c)-102(c) RCSA

Regulatory Agency

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

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 rules for hazardous waste generators, with several additions that make the state rules more stringent. The state's more stringent rules cover: generator classes, hazardous waste determination, on-site storage (accumulation), biennial ...

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