Kansas Penalties and Liabilities: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Air: Kansas Statutes Annotated (KS Stat. Ann.) 65-3018, KS Stat. Ann. 65-3025, and KS Stat. Ann. 65-3026

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Asbestos: KS Stat. Ann. 65-5313 and KS Stat. Ann. 65-5314

Community right to know: KS Stat. Ann. 65-5709

Hazardous materials motor carriers: KS Stat. Ann. 66-1,130 and KS Stat. Ann. 66-1,142b

Hazardous waste: KS Stat. Ann. 65-3441, KS Stat. Ann. 65-3444, and KS Stat. Ann. 65-3446

Pesticides: KS Stat. Ann. 2-2440e, KS Stat. Ann. 2-2453, KS Stat. Ann. 2-2454, KS Stat. Ann. 2-2461, KS Stat. Ann. 2-2478, and Kansas Administrative Regulations (KAR) 4-20-11

Polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) management: KS Stat. Ann. 65-3490

Solid waste: KS Stat. Ann. 65-3409, KS Stat. Ann. 65-3419, KS Stat. Ann. 65-3425, and KS Stat. Ann. 65-3424e

Storage tanks:

Underground storage tanks (USTs): KS Stat. Ann. 65-34,109; KS Stat. Ann. 65-34,110; KS Stat. Ann. 65-34,113; and KS Stat. Ann. 65-34,115


Ag waste: KAR 4-20-11

Drinking water: KS Stat. Ann. 65-171s and KS Stat. Ann. 65-4517

Groundwater: KS Stat. Ann. 82a-1216

Oil spills: KAR 82-3-603

Water use: KAR 5-14-11

Wastewater: KS Stat. Ann. 65-171u, KS Stat. Ann. 65-170c, KS Stat. Ann. 65-170d, KS Stat. Ann. 65-167, and KS Stat. Ann. 65-169

Wetlands: KS Stat. Ann. 82a-305a

U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act), 29 USC 651et seq., and regulations at 29 CFR 1910

Public sector safety and health: KS Stat. Ann. 44-636

Regulatory Agencies

Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE)

Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA)

Kansas Department of Labor (DOL) Division of Industrial Safety and Health

Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC)

U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Region 7

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