Southeast District Office

The Southeast District Office, or SEDO, serves a 16 county area encompassing 10,330 square miles. The population is 179,906 according to the 2000 Census. There are 5,011 miles of rivers and streams, and 157 square miles of public lakes and wetlands. Surface water and groundwater sources supply the drinking water for the area. The SEDO lies within the confines of three major river basins; the Marais des Cygnes, the Neosho, and the Verdigris. Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategies are currently being developed and implemented within each of the three basins. The SEDO is home to a diverse and complex variety of industry including a nuclear generating station, an oil refinery, several cement kilns, and a surface coal mining operation. The SEDO is staffed with 9 environmental and administrative staff.

Bureau-Specific Information

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

Air Compliance

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.