Environmental Remediation

The mission of the Bureau of Environmental Remediation is to respond to environmental emergencies and to manage environmental contamination through pollution source control, containment, or remedial action. The program responsibilities are: investigation of pollution occurrences and sources from spills, illegal dumping, abandoned facilities, and landfills; storage tank regulations; surface mining site regulation and designing and overseeing remedial activities at contaminated sites.

  1. Public Notice for Statements of Basis SWMU 01 and AOC 22

    The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is soliciting public comments regarding a remediation proposal for No Further Corrective Action Planned for two sites at the Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant (SFAAP) near De Soto, Kansas. Read on...
  2. Public Notice for Statements of Basis SWMU 01 & AOC 22 Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant

    KDHE is soliciting public comments regarding a remediation proposal for No Further Corrective Action Planned for two sites at the Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant (SFAAP) near De Soto, Kansas. Read on...
  3. Public Comment Period for Closure Document, Equilon Kansas City Pipeline site, Franklin County

    KDHE provides notice of a Closure Document submitted for the Equilon Kansas City Pipeline site in Franklin County, Kansas. KDHE will accept written comments from the public from January 11, 2021 to January 25, 2022. Read on...
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The above video documents the investigation, design, and treatment phases of the Claflin project. Carbon tetrachloride and petroleum contaminants were discovered in the City of Claflin's wellfield. A granular activated carbon treatment system, described in the video, was installed to treat all three City of Claflin public wells and provide clean drinking water to the 406 residents of Claflin, KS.