Ashland Lakefront NPL Site

State TrusteeAO Bureau

Also Known As


Incident Type




Case Status



Chequamegon Bay, Lake Superior


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


 Complaint Complaint 07/30/2012

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Case Contact

Green Bay Ecological Services Field Office

New Franken, WI | (920) 866-1717 |

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