DEEP: RCRA Corrective Action

RCRA Closure and Corrective Action

Connecticut is authorized for RCRA Closure and Corrective Action. RCRA requires facility owners and operators to clean up properties that have treated, stored, or disposed of hazardous waste at their facility. This requirement is implemented through a permit, order, or in the case of land disposal facilities, by regulation. Such clean-up work may be coordinated with work performed pursuant to other clean-up authorities.

Corrective Action at RCRA Land Disposal Facilities Fact Sheet [22a-449(c)-105(h)] of RCSA

Corrective Action History

Corrective Action and Financial Assurance Links

Site Characterization - Investigation, or site characterization, is expected to be conducted in accordance with prevailing standards and guidelines. The Site Characterization webpage provides resources that assist the environmental professional in understanding the standard of care expected when characterizing a site under various Connecticut cleanup programs.

Environmental Indicators (EIs) - EIs measure progress in environmental terms rather than by the administrative process steps that were previously monitored. Measuring and recording progress toward these goals will be a top priority for EPA and the States over the next several years.
EPA's Environmental Indicator forms for Human Health - CA725 and Groundwater - CA750.

Considerations for Assessing Ecological Risks (EPA, RCRA, March 2015)

RCRA Corrective Action Ecological Receptor Exposure Pathway Scoping Checklist - This checklist is a screening tool developed by EPA to aid project managers in determining whether there is the potential for complete exposure pathways between RCRA facility contaminants and ecological receptors.

Connecticut RCRA's "Contained-In" Policy 

RCRA Closure Guidance for Generators Who Store Less Than 90 days - Container Storage Areas and Tanks Systems (PDF)

Guidance For Implementing and Documenting Closure (Waste Removal And Decontamination) For Indoor RCRA Hazardous Waste Storage Areas (PDF) This is a supplement to the RCRA Closure Guidance for Generators Who Store Less Than 90 days (above).

RCRA Closure Guidance for Treatment, Storage, and Disposal Facilities - Container Storage Areas and Tanks Systems (PDF)

Content Last Updated April 25, 2017