Connecticut TSDF Responsibilities regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Connecticut TSDF Responsibilities: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) rules: 22a-449(c)-100 to 110 Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies (RCSA), 22a-449(c)-113 RCSA, and 22a-449(c)119 RCSA

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TSDF permit rules: 22a-449(c)-110 RCSA, Connecticut General Statutes (CGS) 22a-114 to 22a-130

TSDF siting rules: 22a-116 to 22a-122 RCSA

Facility fees: CGS 22a-454, CGS 22a-454b, CGS 22a-454c, and CGS 22a-128

Underground injection prohibition: 22a-449(c)-108(b) RCSA

Financial responsibility: 22a-449(c)-104(b) RCSA and 22a-449(c)-105(d) 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's rules for hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) include the federal rules and some more stringent state requirements. The state's more stringent rules cover: underground injection prohibition, TSDF design, construction, and operation, closure and post-closure standards, corrective action, financial responsibilities, groundwater standards, TSDF permits and fees, and regulated waste facilities.

Administration and enforcement. DEEP's Bureau of Materials Management and Compliance Assurance administers and enforces the TSDF requirements in Connecticut.

State Requirements

UNDERGROUND INJECTION PROHIBITION

22a-449(c)-108(b) RCSA

Unlike the federal TSDF rules, Connecticut prohibits the treatment, storage, or disposal of hazardous waste by underground ...


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