Kansas Security regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Kansas Security: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Kansas Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (KEPCRA), Kansas Statutes Annotated (KS Stat. Ann.) 65-5701 to 65-5711 and Kansas Administrative Regulations (KAR) 28-65-1 to 28-65-4

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Hazardous waste:

Hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF) requirements: KAR 28-31-8(a)

Security during disposal facility post-closure care and use of property: KAR 28-31-8(a)

Rules for hazardous waste munitions and explosives: KAR 28-31-8(a)

Pesticides: KAR 28-31-3

Restricted-use pesticides: KAR 4-13-1

Solid waste:

Rules for solid waste military munitions: KAR 28-31-2b(e)

Requirements for solid (nonhazardous) waste disposal areas and processing facilities: KAR 28-29-23(j)

Requirements for waste tire processing or collection facilities: KAR 28-29-23(j)

Trade secrets: KAR 28-29-16

Drinking water: KAR 28-15a-2 to 28-15a-571

Regulatory Agencies

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

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

Kansas Adjutant General's Department Kansas Division of Emergency Management (KDEM) Commission on Emergency Planning and Response (CEPR)

Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA)

Local emergency planning committees (LEPC)

Local fire and police departments

TO REPORT AN EMERGENCY (24 hours):KDEM: 800-275-0297 or 785-296-8013National Response Center: 800-424-8802

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

· Rules. Kansas's requirements concerning security for air toxics are covered in the state's accidental release prevention program, which follows the federal program. See the national sections RISK MANAGEMENT PROGRAM and SECURITY


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