Governing Law and Regulations
Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP)
Bureau of Materials Management and Compliance Assurance
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Connecticut has incorporated by reference the federal hazardous waste transporter regulations, with additional requirements that cover storage, manifests, small quantity generators (SQGs), transporter permits, training, financial responsibility, and discharge notification. The state's most significant difference from the federal rules is its permit requirements for transporters of hazardous waste. In addition, the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has issued a general permit for the collection of household hazardous waste and hazardous waste from certain small business generators.
Transporters of used oil must have secondary containment during transfers. See the state section USED OIL MANAGEMENT for more information. For information concerning the transportation of biomedical waste, see the state section MEDICAL WASTE.
• Administration and enforcement. DEEP's Bureau of Materials Management and Compliance ...