Superfund Site:

IOWA CITY FMGP
IOWA CITY, IA

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Remedial Project Manager
Diana Engeman
(913) 551-7746

Site Location

Street Address:
505 E BURLINGTON ST
IOWA CITY, IA 52240

Background

The Iowa City FMGP Site is approximately 1 ½ acres in size and is located at 505 East Burlington Street, east of downtown Iowa City, Iowa, in a mixed commercial and residential area. The property is currently occupied by the Iowa-Illinois Square apartment building. The apartment building and paved parking areas cover the majority of the site. Ralston Creek runs adjacent to the site.

The site was the location of a former manufactured gas plant (FMGP) that made gas for lighting and heating purposes from 1857 until about 1937, when natural gas became available in the area. The production of ...
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