Kansas Recordkeeping: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Air: Kansas Administrative Regulations (KAR) 28-19-19(h) and KAR 28-19-512(a)(10)

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Hazardous waste:

Generators: KAR 28-31-262 and KAR 28-31-262a

Transporters: KAR 28-31-6 and KAR 28-31-263

Laboratories: KAR 28-15-35

Pesticides: Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990, Kansas Statutes Annotated (KS Stat. Ann.) 2-2440c, KS Stat. Ann. 2-2455, KAR 4-13-4a to 4-13-5, KAR 4-13-30, and KAR 4-13-37

Solid (nonhazardous) waste:

Oil and gas production-related transport of oil: KAR 82-3-127

Waste tire transporters: KAR 28-29-33

Waste tire processing facilities (or mobile processors) and waste tire collection facilities: KAR 28-29-30 and KAR 28-29-31a

Solid waste processing facilities and disposal areas: KAR 28-29-23(f)

Solid waste transfer facilities: KAR 28-29-23a(c)(18) and KAR 28-29-23a(c)(19)

Municipal solid waste landfills (MSWLFs): KAR 28-29-108(q) and KAR 28-29-108 (r)(12)

Small MSWLFs: KAR 28-29-103(c)

Used oil:

Transporters: KAR 28-31-6(b)(3)


Ag waste: KAR 28-18a-15 and KAR 28-18a-17

Regulatory Agencies

Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE)

Kansas Corporation Commission

Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA)

Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Kansas's recordkeeping regulations are stricter in some cases than the federal. See TABLE 1 in this section for state-specific environmental recordkeeping requirements.

Administration and enforcement. The KDHE and its various branches and programs are responsible for the administration and enforcement of the environmental recordkeeping rules in Kansas.


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