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
  • Former American Cleaners Dry Cleaners Site KDHE held a public availability session on October 22, 2018, to provide information to the residents regarding the emergency response, the current remedial investigations in progress, and the proposed remedy for cleaning up the contamination at the former dry-cleaning facility. A copy of the meeting presentation is available.
  • Former Four Seasons Dry Cleaners Site KDHE held a public availability session on October 5, 2018, to provide information to the residents regarding a vapor intrusion assessment currently in progress and the proposed remedial action to clean up the contamination found at the former dry-cleaning facility. A copy of the Four Season meeting presentation is available.
  • Tank Talks 2018. KDHE's Storage Tank Section and the Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association have coordinated several meetings for the regulated storage tank community regarding hot topics. This year one of those hot topics is the new storage tank regulations which should be in place by October 13, 2018. A copy of the presentation describing the regulatoray changes and new requirements is available at the link above.