Governing Law and Regulations
Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) Division of Environment Bureau of Waste Management Hazardous Waste Program
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Kansas incorporates by reference the federal biennial report requirements for hazardous waste large quantity generators (LQGs) and treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs). In addition, each generator in Kansas, with the exception of conditionally exempt small quantity generators (CESQGs) must submit an annual report and monitoring fee. TSDFs must also submit a monitoring fee. See the state section TSDF PERMITS for information on the TSDF fee.
• Administration and enforcement. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment's (KDHE) Bureau of Waste Management administers and enforces the state’s biennial and annual reporting requirements in Kansas.
KAR 28-31-262(a), KAR 28-31-264(a), and KAR 28-31-265(a)
As under the federal rules, the Kansas regulations require LQGs and TSDFs to complete the federal Hazardous Waste Report. Kansas, however, has its own instructions for completing the form so as to address, among other reasons, the four generator classes in the state.
ANNUAL REPORT AND MONITORING FEE
KAR 28-31-262a(b) and KAR 28-31-10(d)
Annual report. Each generator must ...