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Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Bureau of Materials Management and Compliance Assurance Water Permitting and Enforcement Division
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 1
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Connecticut has been given authority to allow for variances from effluent limitations that are similar to the federal regulations. Requests must be made to the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP). See the national section WASTEWATER VARIANCES for a discussion of the federal variance rules.
• Administration and enforcement. DEEP's Bureau of Materials Management and Compliance Assurance is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the state's wastewater variance requirements.