- Programs & Services
- Division of Environment
- 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.
Environmental Services Contract
Helping environmental programs know which pre-approved consultants for assessment and remedial activities are available for hire.
Assessment & Restoration
Assessing and taking corrective action at sites with actual or potential environmental contamination.
Listing of active environmental remediation policies.
Data management that support environmental remidiation efforts.
Implementation of RCRA Corrective Action in Kansas (PDF)
Running the Resource Conservation Recovery Act Corrective Action program.
Frequently used links for enviromental remediation professionals.
Obtaining copies of public records that we maintain and that are not exempt from disclosure.
Suporting brownfields, voluntary clean up and property redevelopment at sites with environmental contamination.
Protecting ground and surface water for the health and welfare of all.
Remediation Licensing & Permitting
Learn more about remediation-related annual permits, registrations, operator licenses and contractor/tester licenses.
State Regulations Enforced by BER
Collection of regulations and statutes that inforced by enviornmental remidation.
Carrying out regulations and oversight to remedial activities completed on storage tanks. Supplying reimbursements when possible.
Kansas Dry Cleaning Program
Environment Quality Management Plan
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.