The Redevelopment Section is responsible for performing assessments and/or corrective action at sites with actual or potential environmental contamination in the Brownfields and Voluntary Cleanup and Property Redevelopment Programs, and providing oversight of long-term stewardship of contaminated properties through the Environmental Liability Release, Environmental Use Control, and Risk Management Programs.

Long-Term Stewardship and Brownfields Unit

The Long-Term Stewardship and Brownfields Unit provides oversight of Environmental Use Controls through the Environmental Use Control (EUC) Program, implements the Risk Management and Kansas Brownfields Programs, and supports remedial work through researching site background information. This unit is also responsible for reviewing and processing Certificate of Liability Release (CELR) applications. 

Surface Mining Unit

The Surface Mining Unit of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment's Bureau of Environmental Remediation consists of three basic programs; the Administration and Enforcement (A&E) Program which is responsible for the issuance of new coal mining permits, the inspection of active permitted coal mines, and the enforcement of all regulations pertaining to active coal mining operations.

Voluntary Cleanup Unit

The Voluntary Cleanup Unit provides oversight and approval of investigations and remedial actions through the Voluntary Cleanup and Property Redevelopment Program (VCPRP).

Program Accomplishments

Learn of the program accomplishments of the Redevelopment section.