Connecticut TSDF Permits regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Connecticut TSDF Permits: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) permit laws and rules: 22a-449(c)-110 Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies (RCSA), Connecticut General Statutes (CGS) 22a- 20a, 22a-114 to 22a-130, CGS 22a-454(d), and CGS 22a-454b

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Permit application process:

Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Review: 22a-449(c)-110(a) RCSA

Certificate of facility public safety and necessity: CGS 22a-117 to 22a-124 and 22a-116-B RCSA

Local notification and review: CGS 22a-127

Environmental justice public participation: CGS 22a-20a

Disposal prohibition: 22a-449(c)-110(a)(1)(R) RCSA, 22a-449(c)-110(a)(1)(Z) RCSA, and 22a-449(c)-110(a)(1)(T) RCSA

Permit modifications: 22a-449(c)-110(a)(1)(L) to (P) RCSA and 22a-449(c)-110(a)(2)(Z) to (HH) RCSA

Facility fees:

Certificate application fees: 22a-116-B-5 RCSA and CGS 22a-123

Operation fees: CGS 22a-454(d) and 22a-454-1(b) RCSA

Annual fees: CGS 22a-454b, CGS 22a-128, and CGS 22a-454c(b)

Permit modification fees: 22a-449(c)-110(b)(1) RCSA

Regulatory Agencies

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

Connecticut Siting Council (Council)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Connecticut's TSDF permit rules include the federal permit application and modification requirements, but the state has additional rules covering: permit application procedures, certificate of public safety and necessity, environmental justice public participation, disposal prohibition, permit modifications, and permit fees. These ...

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