Connecticut Hazardous Waste Treatment regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Connecticut Hazardous Waste Treatment: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Rules for hazardous waste treatment facilities: 22a-449(c)-104 Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies (RCSA) and 22a-449(c)-105 RCSA (interim status)

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Thermal treatment rules: 22a-449(c)-105(a) RCSA

Biological, physical, and chemical treatment rules: 22a-449(c)-105(a) RCSA

Generator on-site treatment rule: 22a-449(c)-102 RCSA

Regulatory Agency

Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Bureau of Materials Management and Compliance Assurance 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 has adopted by reference the federal hazardous waste treatment rules for hazardous waste treatment facilities and added state requirements in connection with permitting and the design, construction, and operation of certain treatment facilities. The state fee for the treatment of hydroxide sludge and other hazardous wastes is no longer in effect.

Unlike the federal requirements, Connecticut has requirements for treating state-identified "regulated waste." See the state sections LISTED WASTES and TSDF RESPONSIBILITIES to review the regulated waste requirements.

Administration and enforcement. DEEP's Engineering and Enforcement Division administers and enforces the hazardous waste and regulated waste treatment requirements in Connecticut.

State Requirements


Owners and operators of certain hazardous waste treatment facilities in Connecticut must comply with additional state standards in connection with the design, construction, or operation of the ...

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