Superfund Site:

PEOPLES NATURAL GAS CO.
DUBUQUE, IA

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Pamela Houston
(913) 551-7699

Remedial Project Manager
Diana Engeman
(913) 551-7746

Site Location

Street Address:
502 E 11TH ST
DUBUQUE, IA 52001

Background

The Peoples Natural Gas site was the location of a former manufactured gas plant that operated from approximately the 1930s to 1954. During operation of the plant, coal tar and cyanide-bearing wood chips were produced and stored on site. Coal tar was stored in one underground tank and one above-ground tank on the site. The wood chips were buried on the eastern portion of the site. The eastern portion of the site is owned by the city of Dubuque. The city operated a public works garage on the property until 2006. This garage was demolished in 2016. A new building was ...
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