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Kansas Department of Health and Environment
Bureau of Environmental Remediation
Identified Sites List Information

Project Code: C406671667Site Status:Active
Other Names:
Address: City:SABETHA
Zip Code:
County: NMRiver Basin: Missouri
Latitude: 39.89907Longitude:-95.80195
Program Name: BER - State CooperativeProject Manager:Sitney Day

Environmental Use Control In Place ?   No
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Site Narrative:
The Sabetha Commodity Credit Corporation/United States Department of Agriculture (CCC/USDA) grain bin facility was located in Sabetha, Nemaha County, Kansas. The CCC/USDA operated a five (5) acre grain storage facility in Sabetha from 1940 to about 1960. The bins have since been removed and the site is currently residential and commercial.

In May 1998 KDHE, sampled five wells in the site area. One well indicated the presence of carbon tetrachloride.

The Site Assessment unit conducted SRE field activities in September 1998. Three of the six soil samples indicated the presence of carbon tetrachloride. The CCC/USDA facility has been identified as a source for carbon tetrachloride at the site. KDHE collected groundwater samples from two private wells in Sabetha in November 2006. Concentrations of carbon tetrachloride and nitrate were below the respective MCLs in both wells.

In January 2012 KDHE requested CCC/USDA develop a sampling plan to resample private wells near former CCC/USDA grain bin Sites in Kansas where no monitoring program currently exists. CCC/USDA requested that KDHE perform the sampling, and KDHE prepared/approved a Private Well Sampling Plan in December 2012 for the Site. KDHE implemented the CCC/USDA-sponsored Private Well Sampling Plan for the Site in February 2013. A Private Well Sampling Report was completed in May 2014. KDHE has requested USDA/CCC consider resampling the domestic wells.

Legal Description
0214E12 NW of NW of NE of NW
0214E12 NE of NE of NW of NW

Actions Completed
Activity TypeActivityStartCompleted
ASSESSMENTSite Reconnaissance and Evaluation04/21/199811/10/1998
PRP IDENTIFICATION/NEGOTIATIONInteragency Agreement03/01/200303/01/2003

Actions Underway
Activity TypeActivityStartCompleted
MASTER PROJECTMaster Project Details04/21/199803/01/2003
ASSESSMENTSupplemental Site Sampling02/20/2013 

Actions Proposed
Activity TypeActivityStartCompleted
No Actions Proposed Information Found

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