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.
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
(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
(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.
The following minimum standards of design, construction,
and operation of state financially assisted livestock waste management systems
are hereby adopted by reference:
(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.