EPA ID No. CTD001181148NOTICE OF TENTATIVE DETERMINATION
The Commissioner of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (“DEEP”) hereby gives notice pursuant to Section 22a-6h of the Connecticut General Statutes (“CGS”) and Section 22a-449(c)-110 of the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies (“RCSA”), incorporating and amending 40 CFR 270, that she has made a Tentative Determination that the Corrective Action is complete and that no Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Permit is necessary, and that a Completion Determination for the Investigation and Corrective Actions will be made for the Former Exide Battery Facility located at 2190 Post Road, Fairfield, Connecticut.
The Statement of Basis provides details of the environmental investigation and remedial activities completed at the facility on which the Commissioner’s tentative determination is based. The Statement of Basis also provides a description of the Former Exide Battery Facility’s closure and corrective action activities under RCRA. Under RCRA, the Former Exide Battery Facility has demonstrated that any releases of hazardous wastes or hazardous constituents at the facility have been investigated and remediated to levels established to protect human health and the environment, which include environmental clean-up endpoints to at least those specified pursuant to RCSA Section 22a-133k-1 et seq. (Connecticut’s Remediation Standard Regulations). All requirements pursuant to RCSA Section 22a-449(c)-104(a)(2)(O) are in compliance.
The Statement of Basis and other related materials are available for review at the following locations:Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
79 Elm Street
Hartford, CT 06106-5127
The hours of the Department’s record center are:
Tuesday - Thursday
9:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
1:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.and
Fairfield Town Hall
Town Clerk Office
611 Old Post Road
Fairfield, CT 06824
The hours of the Fairfield Town Hall are:
Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The Commissioner will hold a public hearing in addition to a public informational meeting if she determines there is sufficient public interest in her decision that no permit is required because remediation is complete. Any requests for a hearing regarding this tentative determination shall be submitted within forty-five (45) days after publication of this notice.
The State of Connecticut has authorization to administer the RCRA hazardous waste program in lieu of the Federal Government. Therefore, hazardous waste facilities in Connecticut are subject to and must comply with all applicable Connecticut hazardous waste requirements found in Sections 22a-449(c)-100 through 119 and 22a-449(c)-11 of the RCSA and Section 22a-454 of the CGS.
Jan Michael Czeczotka
Bureau of Water Protection and Land Reuse
Department of Energy and Environmental Protection