Superfund Site:

WPSC TWO RIVERS MGP
TWO RIVERS, WI

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Susan Pastor
(312) 353-1325

Remedial Project Manager
Sarah Rolfes
(312) 886-6551

Site Location

Street Address:
2000 21ST STREET, TWO RIVERS, WI 54241

Background

The Wisconsin Public Service Corp. site is located in Two Rivers, Wis., adjacent to the West Twin River. Currently, about half of the 5-acre former MGP plant is wetland near the river’s shore, accessible by water. The former MGP building and other structures and foundations have been demolished.  A fence was installed around the perimeter to prevent trespassing.

WPSC owned and operated the gas plant from 1925 to 1946 in an area that was historically industrial. Processes included coal carbonization and carbureted water gas. WPSC still owns the site today.

Under Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources oversight, various investigations have ...
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