Kansas Aboveground Storage Tanks regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Kansas Aboveground Storage Tanks: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Kansas Storage Tank Act, Kansas Statutes Annotated (KS Stat. Ann.) 65-34,100 to 65-34,135

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Aboveground storage tanks (ASTs): Adoption of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Codes 30 and 30A: Kansas Administrative Regulations (KAR) 22-1-3

Notification: KAR 22-7-6 to 22-7-12

Registration: KAR 28-44-29

Fees: KAR 28-44-28

Delivery prohibition: KAR 28-44-29(b)

Petroleum cleanup fund: Kansas Aboveground Petroleum Storage Tank Release Trust Fund, KS Stat. Ann. 65-34,129

Reimbursement: KS Stat. Ann. 65-34,120(c)

Eligibility: KS Stat. Ann. 65-34,119

Corrective action: KS Stat. Ann. 65-34,118 and KS Stat. Ann. 65-34,119

Regulatory Agencies

Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) Division of Environment Bureau of Environmental Remediation Storage Tank Section

Kansas Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) Fire Prevention Division

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

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Kansas has enacted the Kansas Storage Tank Act, which covers both aboveground storage tanks (ASTs) that contain petroleum and ASTs that contain hazardous substances, including nonresidential heating oil tanks. Hazardous waste storage tanks are regulated under the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), which has been adopted by the state. See the national sections HAZARDOUS WASTE TANKS and ABOVEGROUND STORAGE TANKS for details.

The state has adopted NFPA Code 30 (Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code) and Code 30A (Automobile and Marine Service Station Code). The state fire code has additional rules for notification of AST installation and modification.

The Storage Tank Act establishes two separate ...

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Kansas Aboveground Storage Tanks Resources

Type Title
Checklists Tank In-Service Inspection Checklist
Forms UST/AST Registration
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