Governing Law and Regulations
Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) Division of Environment Bureau of Waste Management
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Kansas has incorporated by reference the federal hazardous waste transporter regulations, with several exceptions and additional requirements related to the state's different generator classifications, manifests, recordkeeping, registration requirements, fees, and routing restrictions.
For more information on the federal requirements, see the national section HAZARDOUS WASTE TRANSPORTERS.
• Administration and enforcement. KDHE administers and enforces Kansas's hazardous waste rules.
HAZARDOUS WASTE TRANSPORTERS
KAR 28-31-263(c)(2) and KAR 28-31-263a
Kansas incorporates the federal hazardous waste transporter rules, with some stricter applicability requirements. The applicability requirements are related to the differences between federal and Kansas classes of generators. See the state section GENERATORS for these differences.
The federal manifest and recordkeeping rules apply only to hazardous waste transporters that are required by 40 ...