WPSC MANITOWOC MGP
Superfund Site Profile
The 4-acre Wisconsin Public Service Corp. site is located in Manitowoc, Wis. Currently, the majority of the site is occupied by actively used commercial buildings and asphalt parking lots. Residential, commercial and industrial-use properties are found in the vicinity. The Manitowoc River borders the site on the northwest.
WPSC owned and operated a gas plant from before 1900 to the late 1940s in an area that was historically industrial. Processes included coal carbonization and carbureted water gas. WPSC still owns the site today.