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EPA Proposes No Further Action at Campmarina Manufactured Gas Plant in Sheboygan; Public Meeting on Aug. 8

Release Date: 08/07/2012
Contact Information: Francisco Arcaute, 312-886-7613, 312-898-2042 (cell), arcaute.francisco@epa.gov, or Josh Singer, 312-353-5069, singer.joshua@epa.gov

For Immediate Release No. 12-OPA062

(CHICAGO - August 7, 2012) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public meeting to take comments about its nearly completed emergency cleanup at the Wisconsin Public Service Corp. Campmarina Manufactured Gas Plant site. After the emergency cleanup is completed, EPA proposes no further action at the site on the Sheboygan River near the former gas plant at 732 N. Water St.

The EPA’s public meeting will be at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 8, at the Mead Public Library, Rocca Meeting Room, 710 N. Eighth St., Sheboygan. Agency representatives will make a presentation, accept oral comments and answer questions. For information regarding the meeting, contact EPA Community Involvement Coordinator Susan Pastor, 800-621-8431, Ext. 31325, or email pastor.susan@epa.gov.

The public comment period ends on Aug. 17. Written comments may be submitted as follows:

Wisconsin Public Service, a utility company, is legally responsible for cleaning up the property’s contamination, primarily a hazardous compound called polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons or PAHs.


For more information: www.epa.gov/region5/cleanup/campmarina/index.htm