Wisconsin Monitoring Contaminated Water Spill from Fire Extinguisher Maker
Source: https://www.insurancejournal.com/, July 30, 2020
Wisconsin environmental officials said July 27 that they’re monitoring cleanup of what they’re calling an accidental release of contaminated river and groundwater at a Marinette plant that manufactures fire extinguishers and fire suppression systems.
Department of Natural Resources officials said in a statement that they were notified of the release late Sunday evening. Representatives at the JCI/Tyco facility reported a mixture of river water and contaminated groundwater entered storm sewer drains which flow back to the Menominee River. Read more.