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1974 Aerial Imagery of Industrial & Dump Sites on Wausau’s Southwest Side

Among sites of interest that can be viewed in the aerial photos are Connor Forest Industries, Crestline (later SNE and WAULECO), 3M Company (aka Minnesota Mining & Manufacturing), and 3M Company’s massive waste dump at the time – now better known as 3M Park. Imagery was flown April 26, 1974 and May 4, 1974 by Aero-Metric Engineering Inc of Sheboygan, …

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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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Major Release of Connor Forest Industries DNR Docs to Public

City now says it will not do the environmental studies on the former Connor property it told the community it would do earlier this year. Mayor calls concerns about past Connor contamination “much ado about nothing.” Connor Forest Industries (CFI), at 131 W Thomas Street and along Cleveland Avenue in Wausau, was a known dump and buried waste site that …

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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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