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Public Notice: PBI/Gordon Corporation Facility, Kansas City, Kansas

Publish Date: 08/20/2018


Legal Notice - Public Comment Period for Statement of Basis and Proposed Remedy

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 7, 11201 Renner Boulevard, Lenexa, KS 66219, is providing public notice regarding issuance of a Statement of Basis and Proposed Remedy for the PBI/Gordon Corporation Facility, 300 South 3rd Street, Kansas City, KS 66101.

EPA is issuing a Statement of Basis and Proposed Remedy for soil and groundwater contamination at the PBI/Gordon Corporation facility, an operating formulator of herbicide products. EPA encourages the public to review the Statement of Basis for this Proposed Remedy and the Administrative Record, which contains documents supporting the Proposed Remedy.

The Administrative Record and Statement of Basis are available for public review during normal business hours at the following locations:

Kansas City, Kansas Public Library
Main Library
625 Minnesota Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66101
EPA Region 7 Records Center
11201 Renner Boulevard
Lenexa, KS 66219
Comments or requests for additional information about the Statement of Basis should be directed in writing to:
Dan Gravatt
U.S. EPA Region 7 (AWMD/WRAP)
11201 Renner Boulevard
Lenexa, KS 66219
Phone: 913-551-7324
Comments must be submitted before the end of the public comment period, which is Sept. 20, 2018.

A public meeting or public hearing has not been scheduled. However, if requests are received that indicate significant public interest in the Statement of Basis, a public availability session will be scheduled. Requests for a public availability session must be submitted in writing to Dan Gravatt at the address listed above, and must state the nature of issues proposed to be raised at the session. Such requests must be submitted before Sept. 20, 2018.

After consideration of all comments received, EPA will make a Final Remedy decision. If the decision is made to select a Final Remedy that is substantially unchanged from the one described in the Statement of Basis, EPA will notify all persons submitting comments or requesting a notice of the final decision. If the Final Remedy is substantially changed from the one described in the Statement of Basis, EPA will issue another public notice indicating the changes.
For more information, please contact:
Tamara Freeman
Community Engagement Specialist
U.S. EPA Region 7
11201 Renner Boulevard
Lenexa, KS 66219
Toll-free: 1-800-223-0425

Applicant or Respondent

PBI/Gordon Corporation Facility
300 South 3rd Street
Kansas City, KS