Governing Law and Regulations
Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) Right-to-Know Program
Local emergency planning committees (LEPCs)
Local fire and police departments
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Kansas follows the federal Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) reporting requirements, with unique state-specific reporting procedures and additional state fee requirements for the following:
—Tier II chemical inventory reporting (EPCRA Section 312); and
—Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) reporting (EPCRA Section 313).
For more information on the aforementioned EPCRA reporting requirements, see the national section COMMUNITY RIGHT TO KNOW.
• Administration and enforcement. KDHE's Right-to-Know Program administers and enforces the requirements of the KEPCRA.
TIER II CHEMICAL INVENTORY REPORTING
Tier II reports are due March 1. Kansas provides two options for Tier II reporting:
- Electronic reporting using KDHE's online Tier II Reporting System; or
- Submittal of a hard copy report using KDHE's state-specific Tier II form.
The online reporting application generates fee calculation work sheets, certification letter, and Tier II hard ...