Governing Law and Regulations
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 incorporates by reference the federal regulations for the handling of universal wastes, including the regulations for mercury-containing equipment that were added in 2005. The state, however, had not adopted the federal regulations pertaining to petitions to add a hazardous waste or hazardous waste category to the universal waste management standards.
• Administration and enforcement. KDHE's Bureau of Waste Management administers and enforces the universal waste rule in Kansas.