07/28/2020- The Wisconsin DNR is alerting the public about and monitoring the cleanup of a recent accidental release of a mixture of river water and contaminated groundwater from the JCI/Tyco facility on Stanton Street in Marinette. The incident at the JCI/Tyco facility was reported to DNR on July 26 just before 9 p.m. Representatives from the company say a mixture of river water and contaminated groundwater entered storm sewer drains which flow back to the Menominee River. JCI/Tyco has reported that water is being recovered from the site and placed into tanks and that pumping and clean-up activities are ongoing. Groundwater at the Stanton Street facility is contaminated with PFAS and arsenic from prior discharges. DNR staff are working to ensure that JCI/Tyco is taking the steps necessary to contain the release. No further details are available at this time. The DNR will share additional information as it becomes available.
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