Superfund Site:

ACE SERVICES
COLBY, KS

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Tamara Freeman
(913) 551-7094

Remedial Project Manager
Isabel Villaneda-VanVloten
(913) 551-7777

Site Location

Street Address:
345 CONVESSE, COLBY, KS 67701

Background

The 2.5-acre Ace Services Site is a former chrome plating facility in Colby, Kan., where chrome plating was applied to farm implement parts. The facility operated from 1969 to 1989, and was permanently closed in early 1990. From 1969 to 1975, chrome plating wastewater generated during operations at the Ace Services facility was discharged directly to the ground surface immediately west of the unnamed tributary to Prairie Dog Creek.  A local citizen filed a complaint with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) in early 1971. KDHE and EPA collected wastewater samples in 1971 and 1972 that ...
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