Governing Law and Regulations
Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Bureau of Materials Management and Compliance Assurance Engineering and Enforcement Division
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 the federal regulations pertaining to the management of universal wastes, although only those federal regulations adopted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as of July 1, 2000. Consequently, the state has not yet adopted the 2005 federal universal waste regulations for the management of mercury-containing equipment (MCE) or any other universal waste regulations adopted by EPA subsequent to 2000. However, the state ...