Superfund Site:

WPSC STEVENS POINT
STEVENS POINT, WI

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Susan Pastor
(312) 353-1325

Remedial Project Manager
Leslie Patterson
(312) 886-4904

Site Location

Street Address:
CROSBY AVENUE JUST NORTH OF HWY 10
ALONG FORMER MOSES CREEK
STEVENS POINT, WI 54492

Background

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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