Superfund Site:

ONALASKA MUNICIPAL LANDFILL
ONALASKA, WI

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Susan Pastor
(312) 353-1325

Remedial Project Manager
Michelle Heger
(312) 886-4510

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Site Location

Street Address:
SPORTMAN RD, ONALASKA, WI 54650

Background

The Onalaska Municipal Landfill site is located in Onalaska, Wisconsin. It consists of a 7-acre landfill on an 11-acre parcel next to the Black River. The landfill area was formerly a sand and gravel quarry. From 1969 to 1980, the town of Onalaska operated the landfill, which accepted municipal and industrial wastes. Facility operations contaminated groundwater with hazardous chemicals.

The cleanup, which consisted of a landfill cover, groundwater pump and treat system, and a bioremediation system, was completed in 1994.  The bioremediation system was shut down in 1998 and the groundwater system was discontinued in 2001.  The Wisconsin Department of ...
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