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Public Notice: U.S. Army Combined Arms Center and Fort Leavenworth, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

Publish Date: 03/14/2019


Public Comment Period - Proposed Final Remedies

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 7 invites the public to review and comment on the Proposed Final Remedies for corrective measures at seven Solid Waste Management Units {SWMUs) at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. The 45-day public comment period begins March 14, 2019, and ends April 27, 2019.

All comments should be submitted in writing to:
Bruce Morrison
U.S. EPA Region 7 (AWMD/WRAP)
11201 Renner Boulevard
Lenexa, KS 66219

The Statement of Basis details the extent of contamination at the seven SWMUs and provides a description of the Proposed Final Remedy for each one. The Proposed Final Remedies address varying degrees of soil and groundwater contamination at each SWMU, and range from no action to the excavation and off-site disposal of contaminated soil. The Statement of Basis and Administrative Record supporting the Proposed Final Remedies for the seven SWMUs are available for review at the following locations during normal business hours:

Leavenworth Public Library
417 Spruce Street
Leavenworth, KS 66048

EPA Region 7 Records Center
11201 Renner Boulevard
Lenexa, KS 66219

A formal public hearing is not scheduled at this time. However, if requests are received that indicate significant public interest and raise substantive issues regarding the Proposed Final Remedies, a public hearing will be scheduled. Requests for a public hearing must be made in writing to Bruce Morrison at the address listed above.

For more information, 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

U.S. Army Combined Arms Center and Fort Leavenworth
Fort Leavenworth, KS