Kansas Hazardous Waste Disposal regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Kansas Hazardous Waste Disposal: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste surface impoundment requirements: Kansas Administrative Regulations (KAR) 28-31-264(a) and KAR 28-31-265(a) (interim-status)

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Hazardous waste land treatment facility rules: KAR 28-31-264(a) and KAR 28-31-265(a) (interim-status)

Hazardous waste incineration rules: KAR 28-31-264(a) and KAR 28-31-265(a) (interim-status)

Hazardous waste landfill rules: KAR 28-31-264(a) and KAR 28-31-265(a) (interim-status)

Hazardous waste disposal facility permit rules: KAR 28-31-124, KAR 28-31-124a, KAR 28-31-124b, KAR 28-31-124c, KAR 28-31-124d, KAR 28-31-124e, KAR 28-31-267, KAR 28-31-267a, KAR 28-31-270, and KAR 28-31-270a

Hazardous waste disposal facility fees: KAR 28-31-10

Land disposal restrictions: KAR 28-31-268

Regulatory Agency

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

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 hazardous waste disposal rules and has additional and more stringent requirements relating to disposal facility permits. Unlike the federal rules, Kansas requires disposal facilities to pay various state facility fees.

Administration and enforcement. KDHE's Bureau of Waste Management administers and enforces the hazardous waste disposal requirements in Kansas.

State Requirements


Kansas's permit requirements for treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) include the federal requirements plus the state's additional rules in connection with a permit application disclosure statement, ...

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