Governing Law and Regulations
Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) Division of Environment Bureau of Waste Management
Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC)
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Kansas has general requirements for solid waste transporters, solid waste transfer stations, and waste tire transporters.
Transporters of crude oil, sediment oil, and water or brine used in the production of oil or gas must have a run ticket or equivalent.
• Administration and enforcement. KDHE administers and enforces Kansas's solid waste and waste tire transporter rules. KCC administers and enforces Kansas's rules for crude oil, sediment oil, and water and brine transporters.
SOLID WASTE TRANSPORTERS
Vehicles used for the transportation of solid waste must be designed, constructed, maintained, and operated in a manner that will prevent the escape of any solid, semiliquid, or liquid wastes. Vehicles must be serviced periodically and receive periodic safety checks. Any safety defects must be repaired before the vehicle is used.
Solid waste may not be stored in a vehicle for more than 12 hours unless the vehicle is parked in an area in which ...