Kansas Solid Waste Transporters regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Kansas Solid Waste Transporters: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Solid waste transporters: Kansas Administrative Regulations (KAR) 28-29-22

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Solid waste transfer stations:

Design requirements: KAR 28-29-23a(b)

Operating requirements: KAR 28-29-23a(c)

Waste tires: KAR 28-29-32 to 28-29-33, KAR 28-29-28, and Kansas Statutes Annotated (KS Stat. Ann.) 65-3424b

Oil and gas production-related transport of oil:

Vehicle markings: KAR 82-3-126(c)

Run tickets: KAR 82-3-127

Regulatory Agencies

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

Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Kansas has general requirements for solid waste transporters, solid waste transfer stations, and waste tire transporters.

Transporters of crude oil, sediment oil, and water or brine used in the production of oil or gas must have a run ticket or equivalent.

Administration and enforcement. KDHE administers and enforces Kansas's solid waste and waste tire transporter rules. KCC administers and enforces Kansas's rules for crude oil, sediment oil, and water and brine transporters.

State Requirements


KAR 28-29-22

Vehicles used for the transportation of solid waste must be designed, constructed, maintained, and operated in a manner that will prevent the escape of any solid, semiliquid, or liquid wastes. Vehicles must be serviced periodically and receive periodic safety checks. Any safety defects must be repaired before the vehicle is used.

Solid waste may not be stored in a vehicle for more than 12 hours unless the vehicle is parked in an area in which ...

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