Superfund Site:

WPSC MANITOWOC MGP
MANITOWOC, WI

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Susan Pastor
(312) 353-1325

Remedial Project Manager
Margaret Gielniewski
(312) 886-6244

Site Location

Street Address:
402 N 10TH ST., MANITOWOC, WI 54220

Background

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.

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