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75-5673. Atmospheric mercury deposition monitoring network; dissemination of data and analysis reports. (a) The secretary of health and environment shall establish a statewide atmospheric mercury deposition monitoring network to measure mercury deposition in Kansas.

(b) The secretary of health and environment shall contract with a laboratory that has demonstrated capability to perform appropriate analysis of the samples collected and to provide reports in a form acceptable to the secretary. After analysis, data and analysis reports, including data on long term trends, shall be provided to the public through a website. Data also will be posted to a national database designated by the secretary.

(c) The secretary of health and environment shall ensure that data collected from the network and analyses of those data are made available specifically to Kansas-based research institutes and scientists for exploration of the impact of mercury on Kansas flora, fauna and human population.

History: L. 2007, ch. 137, § 1; L. 2014, ch. 112, § 3; July 1.



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