WPSC STEVENS POINT
STEVENS POINT, WI
Superfund Site Profile
The WPSC Stevens Point MGP site is located in Stevens Point, Wis. The 3-acre former manufactured gas plant site is mostly open space today, bounded to the west by the city-owned Pfiffner Pioneer Park. The Wisconsin River is just west of the park.
WPSC owned and operated the gas plant from the 1890s to the late 1940s in an area that was historically industrial. Processes included coal carbonization and carbureted water gas.
Wisconsin Public Service still owns the site. Preliminary results from samples taken in 2007 indicated the surface soil in the park and nearby areas is clean. Deep soil in a ...
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