Governing Law and Regulations
Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) Division of Environment Bureau of Air
Wyandotte County-Kansas City, Kansas Health Department Department of Air Quality
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 7
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. The federal requirements apply to applicable mobile sources in Kansas. See the national section MOBILE SOURCES for more information. In addition, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has established state regulations governing fuel volatility and heavy-duty vehicle idling times.
• Administration and enforcement. EPA implements and enforces federal mobile source requirements as they apply to sources in Kansas. The Bureau of Air of KDHE's Division of Environment administers and enforces the fuel volatility requirements and idling restrictions in Kansas, with assistance from appropriate local air quality agencies. See the state section AIR (REGULATORY OVERVIEW) for information on the local air quality agencies that exist in Kansas.
HEAVY-DUTY VEHICLE EMISSIONS STANDARDS
KAR 28-19-712 to 28-19-712d
Applicability. In Johnson and Wyandotte counties, any person who owns or operates either of the following must comply with idling restrictions:
- Any heavy-duty diesel vehicle that is also a commercial vehicle, institutional vehicle, or ...