Kan. Admin. Regs. § 11-7-14 - Livestock waste control systems

Current through Register Vol. 41, No. 25, June 23, 2022

(a) Only minimum pollution control measures shall be eligible for financial assistance.
(b) Expansion costs of a livestock waste control system requiring a design that accommodates more animal units than currently exist shall not be eligible for financial assistance unless the commission determines that an exception is warrant-ed.
(c) Applicants relocating a confined feeding facility and receiving financial assistance shall be required to perform the following:
(1) Clean and properly dispose of waste from the existing facility;
(2) remove interior fencing and feeding facilities to render the site incapable of the confined feeding of animals; and
(3) plant vegetation at the abandoned facility that maximizes nutrient uptake as approved by the district.
(d) Financial assistance shall not be available for livestock waste control facilities over 999 animal units unless the commission determines that an exception is warranted.
(e) Sewage discharge from a home site shall not be deposited in a livestock waste facility of any type.
(f) A new livestock waste control facility that does not replace or modify an existing livestock waste control facility or confined feeding facility shall not be eligible for financial assistance.
(g) Partial payments shall not be available for livestock waste control systems, with the exception of grass seeding within the appropriate seeding dates.
(h) Only livestock waste systems approved by the KDHE and designed and certified as complete by a Kansas licensed professional engineer shall be eligible for state financial assistance. Exceptions may be granted by the commission for Kansas state university cooperative extension service designs approved by the KDHE for demonstration purposes.
(i) Confined animal feeding operators who incur court action for noncompliance with KDHE confined animal feeding operation regulations shall not be eligible for state financial assistance.
(j) The following minimum standards of design, construction, and operation of state financially assisted livestock waste management systems are hereby adopted by reference:
(1) "Animal and related waste control," K.A.R. 28-18-1 through 28-18-15 and K.A.R. 28-18a-1 through 28-18a-32, effective Jan. 15, 1999; and
(2) section IV of the "Kansas field office technical guide," as in effect on January 1, 2002, and the "agricultural waste management field handbook," as in effect on January 1, 2002, published by the United States department of agriculture, natural resources conservation service, formerly known as the soil conservation service.

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Kan. Admin. Regs. § 11-7-14
Authorized by and implementing K.S.A. 2-1904, 2-1915 and 82a-951; effective Dec. 27, 1999; amended Aug. 23, 2002.

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