Kansas Hazardous Waste Tanks regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Kansas Hazardous Waste Tanks: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste tank rules: Kansas Administrative Regulations (KAR) 28-31-264(a), KAR 28-31-264(c)(19), KAR 28-31-264(c)(20), and KAR 28-31-264a(e); KAR 28-31-265(a) and KAR 28-31-265(c)(15) to (c)(17) (interim-status)

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Organic air emissions 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)

Tank labeling: KAR 28-31-262(a), 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)

Kansas small quantity generators (SQGs) and conditionally exempt small quantity generators (CESQGs): KAR 28-31-262(a), KAR 28-31-262a(e)(3)(J), and KAR 28-31-262a(f)(2)(C)(v))

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 has adopted the federal hazardous waste tank requirements. In addition, owners and operators of hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) that use tanks for hazardous waste storage or treatment must comply with the state's labeling requirement and additional permit application requirements and must pay several state facility fees. The state has replaced several federal dates with its own in connection with complying with tank integrity assessment and secondary containment requirements. Federal tank rules applicable to federal small quantity generators (SQGs) apply to Kansas small quantity generators (KSQGs) and ...

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