Ashland Lakefront NPL Site

Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians of the Bad River Reservation, Wisconsin, Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin
State TrusteeState of Wisconsin
AO Bureau

Also Known As

None

Incident Type

Chemical

State

Wisconsin

Case Status

Assessment

Location

Chequamegon Bay, Lake Superior

Authority

Contaminants of Concern Include

Affected DOI Resources Include

DOI Managed Lands

Case Description

The Ashland Lakefront site encompasses 40 acres of industrial and former industrial areas along the Ashland shoreline on Chequamegon Bay, a 12-mile long, V-shaped embayment on Lake Superior in northwestern Wisconsin. Industrial activities in these lakefront areas over the past 150 years, including coal gasification, waste water treatment, lumber milling, wastes disposal and land-filling, resulted in the release of hazardous substances, the contamination of soils, sediments and groundwater and injury to natural resources and natural resource services.

Case Documents


 Document TypeDocument NameDocument Date

Settlement

 Complaint Complaint 07/30/2012

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Case Contact

Green Bay Ecological Services Field Office

New Franken, WI | (920) 866-1717 | http://www.fws.gov/midwest/GreenBay/

Case Trustees

AO Bureau
State TrusteeState of Wisconsin
Tribe TrusteeBad River Band of the Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians of the Bad River Reservation, Wisconsin
Tribe TrusteeRed Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin

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