Hazardous Waste Management Standards and Regulations (Kansas)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Kansas

Applies to States or Provinces Kansas
Name Hazardous Waste Management Standards and Regulations (Kansas)
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Coal with CCS, Natural Gas, Nuclear
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Kansas Department of Health and Environment
Primary Website http://www.kdheks.gov/waste/regsstatutes/hw_laws.pdf

Last Review 2014-09-15


This act states the standards and regulations for the management of hazardous waste. No person shall construct, modify or operate a hazardous waste facility or otherwise dispose of hazardous waste within this state without a permit from the secretary. Permits for hazardous waste facilities shall be issued for fixed terms not to exceed 10 years. Plans, designs and relevant data for the construction of hazardous waste facilities shall be prepared by a professional engineer licensed to practice in Kansas and shall be submitted to the department for approval prior to the construction. The article also states violations and penalties related to hazardous waste management as well as registration and insurance requirements for transportation of hazardous waste.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Bill Bider
Department Kansas Department of Health and Environment
Division Bureau of Waste Management
Address 1000 SW Jackson, Suite 320, Topeka, KS, 66612-1366

Phone 785-296-1600
Fax 785-296-8909
Website http://www.kdheks.gov/waste/

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Kansas Statutes Annotated Chapter 65 Article 34
Date Effective 2012-07-01

Authority 2: Administrative Regulations Article 31
Date Effective 2012-07-01