Connecticut Land Disposal Restrictions regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Connecticut Land Disposal Restrictions: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Section 3004 and regulations at 40 CFR Part 268

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Land disposal restrictions (LDRs): 22a-449(c)-108 Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies (RCSA)

Federal provisions not adopted: 22a-449(c)-108(a)(1) and RCSA and 22a-449(c)-108(b) RCSA

Generator notification: 22a-449(c)-108(a)(2)(E) to 22a-449(c)-108(a)(2)(U) 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

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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Connecticut has incorporated the federal land disposal restrictions (LDRs) by reference through the July 1, 2000, edition of the Federal Register, with several exceptions. The state has adopted most of the federal Phase IV LDRs. including those issued since July 1, 2000. Any regulation that was issued under the Hazardous and Solid Waste Amendments (HSWA) to the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) are automatically in effect. Restrictions that were not issued pursuant to HSWA or that are less stringent than existing state regulations will not be effective until adopted by the state. Connecticut has incorporated by reference the federal LDRs with the exception of several provisions, including those federal rules not delegated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to the states.

Administration and enforcement. Connecticut's LDRs are administered and enforced by DEEP's Engineering and ...


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