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
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.
Various investigations and cleanups took place from 1988 to 1994 under Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources oversight. This includes ...
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