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Harvard-Trained Toxicologist Gives Opinion on Cleveland Ave. Thallium Contamination

Prominent toxicologist, Stephen Lester, along with research associate, Mihir Vohra, evaluates Thallium soil contamination on Wausau’s southwest side From the evaluation and letter: “Although thallium can be detected in native soil as most heavy metals are, the levels of thallium found at the 1300 Cleveland Avenue site are above state and federal guideline values that warrant cleanup. This is particularly …

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Extremely Toxic Thallium Found in High Levels in Soil of Former Connor Property

City testing identifies numerous Thallium soil exceedances throughout property In July 2020, the Chair of the Wausau Economic Development, Alderperson Tom Neal, asked the District 3 alderperson if citizens had told him that they were afraid of 1300 Cleveland Avenue, part of the former Connor Forest Industries property, because they had heard that there was “poison there” in the soil. …

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Docs: 3M fill “used to fill the entire plant area” of the former Connor Property

DNR documents shed further light on the history of the property, which bordered Thomas St., Cleveland Ave., and other roadways. The City of Wausau recently rezoned a significant portion of it from industrial to residential. DNR documents indicate that the “entire plant area” of the former Connor Forest Industries (CFI) property was filled with 3M fill or roofing granules. 1980s …

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Docs: DNR Covertly Surveilled Connor Forest Industries on Thomas St. – 1982 Estimate Shows 90K+ Gallons Dumped at Property

Source: Wisconsin DNR and City of Wausau Through Open Records Requests by a Wausau Resident and Now CCW Volunteer Citizens for a Clean Wausau begins its series of documents related to the former Connor Forest Industries facility along Thomas Street and Cleveland Avenue The Planning Commission and the Wausau City Council recently rezoned 1300 Cleveland Avenue (formerly the Wausau Incubator …

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