Governing Law and Regulations
Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) Division of the Environment Bureau of Waste Management Hazardous Waste Generators Program Waste Reduction, Compliance and Enforcement Section
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Kansas incorporates by reference the federal accumulation time rules for its large quantity generators (LQGs) and small quantity generators. Like the federal rules for the smallest federal class of generators, conditionally exempt small quantity generators (CESQGs), the Kansas regulations allow its two smallest classes of generators, Kansas small quantity generators (KSQGs) and CESQGs, to accumulate hazardous waste indefinitely, provided certain conditions, specifically quantity limitations, are met.
Generators should note that Kansas requires generators to comply with on-site storage standards that are in addition to those required under federal law. See the state section HAZARDOUS WASTE STORAGE for guidance on how to store hazardous waste on-site without a permit in compliance with the state's more stringent regulations, which include more stringent requirements for satellite ...