Governing Law and Regulations
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.
PCB FACILITY PERMITS
Substances covered by Kansas's PCB regulations include dielectric fluids, contaminated solvents, oils, waste ...