Northeast District Office

The Northeast District Office, or NEDO, serves a 17 county area encompassing 11,030 square miles. The population is 1,211,016 according to the 2000 Census. There are 4,782 miles of rivers and streams, and 151 square miles of public lakes and wetlands. Surface water sources supply most of the drinking water for the large metropolitan areas. The Kansas, Marais des Cygnes, and Missouri Rivers, and Clinton Lake are the major suppliers. Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategies are being developed and implemented for each of these surface water sources. Five of the largest solid waste landfills in Kansas are located within the NEDO, collectively receiving about 2.8 million tons of solid waste in 2006. About one-third of all hazardous waste generators in Kansas are located in the NEDO. The NEDO is home to a diverse and complex variety of industries, from large chemical manufacturing to feedlots. The NEDO is staffed with 13 environmental and administrative staff.

Bureau-Specific Information

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  1. Air
  2. Livestock Waste
  3. Remediation
  4. Waste Management
  5. Water & Wastewater

District Air Compliance

District staff in this unit perform compliance inspections of sources of air pollution. This unit is also responsible for the issuance of open burning exemptions and investigating complaints associated with ambient air contaminants.