Environmental Remediation


Bob Jurgens, Bureau Director
Phone: (785) 296-1662    Fax: (785) 559-4261
Email: Bob.Jurgens@ks.gov

1000 SW Jackson, Suite 410
        Topeka, KS 66612-1367



Mission: 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.


Current and Upcoming Events
  • Van Waters and Rogers North Site. KDHE is accepting written comments from the public concerning the proposed closure of the Van Waters and Rogers North site at 3105 North Mead Street, Wichita, Kansas. Comments will be accepted from July 16, 2018, to August 15, 2018.
  • Automotive Fleet Service Site. KDHE is accepting written comments from the public concerning the proposed closure of the Automotive Fleet Service site at 1116 East Douglas Avenue, Wichita, Kansas. Comments will be accepted from July 16, 2018, to July 30, 2018.
  • Revised Coffeyville Rails to Trails BTA Voluntary Cleanup Plan. KDHE is accepting written comments from the public concerning the proposed Revised Voluntary Cleanup Plan submitted for the Coffeyville Rails to Trails BTA site at 4th St. and Poplar Place, in Coffeyville, Kansas. Comments will be accepted from July 7, 2018, to July 22, 2018.
  • Deer Creek II Reclamation Project, Cherokee County The Surface Mining Unit has completed the Deer Creek II Reclamation Project through the Abandoned Mine Land Program. This project protects public safety while also providing an enhanced natural environment for wildlife habitat and recreational opportunities.