Underground Storage of Natural Gas (Kansas)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Kansas

Name Underground Storage of Natural Gas (Kansas)
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Natural Gas
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Primary Website http://www.kslegislature.org/li/b2011_12/statute/055_000_0000_chapter/055_012_0000_article/055_012_0001_section/055_012_0001_k/

Last Review 2014-09-15


Any natural gas public utility may appropriate for its use for the underground storage of natural gas any subsurface stratum or formation in any land which the commission shall have found to be suitable and in the public interest for the underground storage of natural gas, and in connection therewith may appropriate such other interests in property as may be required adequately to examine, prepare, maintain and operate such underground natural gas storage facilities. The owner of an underground natural gas storage facility shall provide to the state corporation commission a plat map identifying the location of such facility and a description of the geological formation or formations to be used for storage.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Randy Carlson
Department Health and Environment
Division Storage Tank
Address 1000 SW Jackson, Suite 410, Topeka, KS, 66612

Phone 785-296-1678

Email rcarlson@kdheks.gov
Website http://www.kdheks.gov/tanks/index.html

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

Authority 1: Kansas Annotated Statutes 55-1201
Date Effective 2013