Kansas PCB Management regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Kansas PCB Management: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) management: Kansas Statutes Annotated (KSA) 65-3480 to 65-3490 and regulations at Kansas Administrative Regulations (KAR) 28-55-1 to 28-55-4

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Applicability: KAR 28-55-1(a)

Permit application: KAR 28-55-2

Application fee: KSA 65-3486(b)

Inspection: KSA 65-3486(d)

Application review: KAR 28-55-3

Standards for PCB facilities: KAR 28-55-5

Agency approval: KSA 65-3483 to 65-3484

Modification or transfer of permits: KAR 28-55-4

Penalties: KSA 65-3490

Municipal Solid Waste Landfill Facilities (MSWLF): KAR 28-29-108

Regulatory Agencies

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

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

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Kansas follows the federal disposal and storage rules for polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) under the federal Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). Kansas has additional rules for PCB facility construction permits, which include various conditions and standards and permit application fees. See the national section PCB MANAGEMENT for the federal requirements.

Administration and enforcement. EPA Region 7 and KDHE coordinate the administration and enforcement of PCB commercial storage facility permits in Kansas. EPA enforces the federal rules for disposal and storage of PCBs, and KDHE administers and enforces the hazardous waste siting restrictions.

State Requirements

PCB FACILITY PERMITS

Applicability

KAR 28-55-1(a)

Substances covered by Kansas's PCB regulations include dielectric fluids, contaminated solvents, oils, waste ...


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