Bags of asbestos. Illegal drainage from dump trucks. Unauthorized seeping of dangerous chemicals. A threatened water supply.
We may never know how much damage green group and its corporate founders did to the environment in Wichita, Kansas.
For more than two decades, Herzog Industries operated the 360 acre C and D Landfill. Herzog Industries is a parent company of Green Group.
Look at these pictures.
They document years of troubling findings of Kansas state inspectors, repeated dumping of waste that wasn’t allowed.
The C and D Landfill was fined more than once for violating Kansas hazardous waste laws.
In 2010, it was unlawful disposal of solid and hazardous waste.
In 2011, Kansas environmental authorities went to court to get a cease and desist order to stop unlawful activity.
In 2013, Herzog turned the company over to Green Group. Within two years the city had taken over the landfill.