2014 CPEO Brownfields List Archive

From: Lenny Siegel <lsiegel@cpeo.org>
Date: Thu, 10 Apr 2014 10:59:43 -0700 (PDT)
Reply: cpeo-brownfields
Subject: [CPEO-BIF] Dry cleaning site, Wichita, Kansas
State officials addressing contaminated water issue

By Brian Miller
KSN TV News (Wichita, KS)
April 9, 2014,

WICHITA, Kan. - State officials are meeting with west side Wichitans after contaminated groundwater was found from a dry cleaning business nearby.

Right now, a state fund is paying to clean up the groundwater in the area around Wilbur Middle School. That is where state officials will be meeting with residents to go over the details of the cleanup.


About 40 Wichita families who use well water recently found out it’s been contaminated, and the source of the chemical dates back at least two decades.

The state health department calls the area starting near Central and Tyler heading north to Kellogg and slanting across Tyler to the south an “area of concern.” So far, 87 wells have been tested and 39 showed levels of tetrachloroethylene ...


For the entire story, see
http://ksn.com/2014/04/09/state-officials-addressing-contaminated- water-issue/


Lenny Siegel
Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight
a project of the Pacific Studies Center
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