§ 22a-134pp Definitions
§ 22a-134qq Release to land and waters of the state. Prohibition. Violation
§ 22a-134rr Reporting and remediation of certain releases. Requirements. Internet database of reports and verifications
§ 22a-134ss Orders. Hearing. Violations. Action by Attorney General. Penalties. Cease and desist order
§ 22a-134tt Regulations. Working group. Regulation requirements. Remediation standards considerations. Audit requirements. Incorporation of other requirements
§ 22a-134uu Auditing of verifications. Report
§ 22a-134vv Covenants not to sue. Liability protections. Liability for release prior to ownership. Owner liability
§ 22a-134ww Liability protections of other provisions. Innocent landowner defense
§ 22a-134xx Commissioner authority

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes > Chapter 445b - Release-Based Remediation of Hazardous Waste

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • commissioner: means the Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection or his or her designated agent. See Connecticut General Statutes 22a-2
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.