Kansas Mobile Sources regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Kansas Mobile Sources: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Heavy-duty vehicle emissions standards:

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Idling restrictions: Kansas Administrative Regulations (KAR) 28-19-712 to 28-19-712d

Employer trip reduction: 42 USC 182(d)(1)(B)

Fuel volatility: KAR 28-19-719

Regulatory Agencies

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.

State Requirements


Idling Restrictions

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 ...

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