Kansas Brownfields regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Kansas Brownfields: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Kansas Voluntary Cleanup and Property Redevelopment Act (VCPRA), Kansas Statutes Annotated (KS Stat. Ann.) 65-34,161 to 65-34,174, and regulations at Kansas Administrative Regulations (KAR) 28-71-1 to 28-71-12

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Kansas Storage Tank Act, KS Stat. Ann. 65-34,100 et seq.

Kansas Dry Cleaner Environmental Response Act, KS Stat. Ann. 65-34,141 et seq.

State brownfields program:

Definitions: KS Stat. Ann. 65-34,162

Exclusions: KS Stat. Ann. 65-34,164

Voluntary Cleanup and Property Redevelopment Program (VCPRP):

Application: KS Stat. Ann. 65-34,165

Voluntary agreement: KAR 28-71-6

Agreement termination: KS Stat. Ann. 65-34,165

Fund sources: KS Stat. Ann. 65-34,165(i)

KDHE determination: KS Stat. Ann. 65-34,166

Remedial alternatives: KS Stat. Ann. 65-34,167

Voluntary cleanup plan: KS Stat. Ann. 65-34,168

Public notification: KAR 28-71-12

Reapplication: KS Stat. Ann. 65-34,168(g)

After cleanup: KS Stat. Ann. 65-34,169

Compliance under other laws: KS Stat. Ann. 65-34,171

Agency agreement: KS Stat. Ann. 65-34,171(b)

Enforcement: KS Stat. Ann. 65-34,172

Annual reports: KS Stat. Ann. 65-34,173

Regulatory Agencies

Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) Division of Environment Bureau of Environmental Remediation Remedial Section State Response and Property Redevelopment Unit

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

American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Established in 1997, the Kansas Voluntary Cleanup and Property Redevelopment Program (VCPRP) provides a streamlined approach for participants to voluntarily address ...


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