Kansas Hazardous Waste Transporters regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Kansas Hazardous Waste Transporters: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous Waste Management Act (HWMA) (solid wastes), Kansas Statutes Annotated (KS Stat. Ann.) 65-3402 to 65-3423

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HWMA (hazardous wastes), KS Stat. Ann. 65-3430 to 65-3472

Standards for transporters of hazardous waste: Kansas Administrative Regulations (KAR) 28-31-263 and 28-31-263a

Applicability: KAR 28-31-263(c)(2) and KAR 28-31-263a

Registration: KAR 28-31-6 and KAR 28-31-263a

Fee: KAR 28-31-10(c)

Routing restrictions: KAR 28-31-263a(d)

Regulatory Agency

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

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Kansas has incorporated by reference the federal hazardous waste transporter regulations, with several exceptions and additional requirements related to the state's different generator classifications, manifests, recordkeeping, registration requirements, fees, and routing restrictions.

For more information on the federal requirements, see the national section HAZARDOUS WASTE TRANSPORTERS.

Administration and enforcement. KDHE administers and enforces Kansas's hazardous waste rules.

State Requirements



KAR 28-31-263(c)(2) and KAR 28-31-263a

Kansas incorporates the federal hazardous waste transporter rules, with some stricter applicability requirements. The applicability requirements are related to the differences between federal and Kansas classes of generators. See the state section GENERATORS for these differences.

The federal manifest and recordkeeping rules apply only to hazardous waste transporters that are required by 40 ...

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