Environmental Remediation

Bob Jurgens, Bureau Director
Phone: (785) 296-1914    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
  • KDHE is accepting public comments on a Voluntary Cleanup Plan for the Phillips 66 Pipeline North Terminal Site site in Wichita, Kansas. KDHE will accept written comments from the public concerning the proposed Voluntary Cleanup Plan during a 15-day public comment period beginning March 12, 2018, and ending March 26, 2018.
  • 2017 Notices for EUC and VCPRP Programs in Kansas Register The Environmental Use and Voluntary Cleanup and Property Redevelopement Programs annual summary reports are available as published in the February 1, 2018, edition of the Kansas Register.
  • BER held a public meeting summarizing the work completed to date at the Former American Cleaners Dry Cleaners Site on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, at the Haysville Middle School Gymnasium. A copy of the meeting presentation is available.