Kansas Inspections regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Kansas Inspections: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Air emissions: Kansas Statutes Annotated (KS Stat. Ann.) 65-3009, Kansas Administrative Regulations (KAR) 28-19-66(f), KAR 28-19-68(c), KAR 28-19-72(c)(4), KAR 28-19-717(h)(4)(A), and KAR 28-19-512(a)(22)

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Hazardous waste: KAR 28-31-262a(e)(2), KAR 28-31-262a(f)(2)(A), and KAR 28-31-12

Pesticides: KAR 4-13-25j

Solid waste:

Facilities: KAR 28-29-16

Transporters: KAR 28-29-22

Polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) facilities: KAR 28-55-3


Sewerage: KAR 28-16-55

Swine facilities: KS Stat. Ann. 65-1,190 and KS Stat. Ann. 65-1,191

Injection wells: KS Stat. Ann. 55-1005

Workplace safety and health: KS Stat. Ann. 44-636

Hazardous materials motor carriers: KAR 82-4-35a

Regulatory Agencies

Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) Division of Environment

Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 7

U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

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 has established self-inspection requirements under its air, hazardous waste, solid waste, and water regulations. State agencies are also permitted, and in some cases required, to conduct inspections under state environmental and hazardous materials motor carrier regulations. See TABLE 1 for state self-inspection requirements for environmental and TABLE 2 for state agency environmental inspection requirements. See TABLE 3 for state agency safety inspection requirements. See TABLE 4 for state agency hazardous materials motor carrier inspection requirements.

Administration and enforcement. ...

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