Kansas Containers regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Kansas Containers: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Container requirements for permitted and interim-status facilities: Kansas Administrative Regulations (KAR) 28-31-264(a), 28-31-264a(d), and KAR 28-31-265(a) (interim status)

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Empty container standards KAR 28-31-261(a)

Organic air emission standards: KAR 28-31-264(a), KAR 28-31-264(b)(7), KAR 28-31-264(b)(8), KAR 28-31-264(c)(26), and KAR 28-31-264(c)(27); KAR 28-31-265(a), KAR 28-31-265(b)(7) to (b)(9), and KAR 28-31-265(c)(21) (interim status)

Container labeling: KAR 28-31-262(a), KAR 28-31-262(c)(5), KAR 28-31-262(c)(7), KAR 28-31-262a(e)(3)(D), KAR 28-31-262a(f)(2)(C)(ii), KAR 28-31-264a(d), and KAR 28-31-265(a) (interim status)

Regulatory Agency

Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) Division of Environment Bureau of Waste Management Hazardous Waste Program

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See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Kansas has adopted the federal hazardous waste container requirements, including the federal empty container standards and the organic air emission standards. In addition, owners and operators of hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) that use containers must comply with additional permit application requirements and pay several state facility fees.

Administration and enforcement. KDHE's Bureau of Waste Management administers and enforces the container requirements in Kansas, including the organic air emissions standards.

State Requirements

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