Superfund Site:

PENTA WOOD PRODUCTS
DANIELS, WI

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Susan Pastor
(312) 353-1325

Remedial Project Manager
Stephanie Linebaugh
(312) 353-2315

Site Location

Street Address:
8682 STATE RD 70, DANIELS TOWNSHIP, DANIELS, WI 54872

Background

The Penta Wood Products (PWP) site is located in the town of Siren in Burnett County, Wisconsin. An inactive wood treatment facility is located on an 80-acre part of the 120-acre site property. It operated from 1953 to 1992 using a chemical called pentachlorophenol, or PCP, to treat wood posts and telephone poles. Back then, the site consisted of a main treatment building, an oil/water separator building, a gully where wastewater was discharged, a wastewater lagoon, a wood chip pile and several other buildings, sawmills, garages and storage sheds. Facility operations contaminated soil and groundwater with PCP and arsenic. Following ...
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