All Latest Updates

See below for a list of updates at the
Marinette, Wisconsin Fire Technology Center.

DNR work plan submission

Today, Tyco Fire Products submitted a robust and detailed site investigation work plan in response to the WDNR’s request. This…

Project Update

On the afternoon of October 15, a tanker transporting foam and water mixture stopped at a stop sign on our…

Update on Second Surface Water Treatment System

Last week, we completed five months of construction and began officially operating a surface water treatment system at a location…

October Letter to Residents

We recently sent a letter to community members sharing a few updates on our work to provide affected residents with…

Tyco encouraged that DNR will look for other sources of PFAS compounds

New testing confirms compounds in Peshtigo River not from firefighting foam. We are encouraged by the DNR’s statement that it…

Communications with DNR

In July, Tyco Fire Products filed an Official Records Request with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) seeking information…

Response to the Cedar Corporation presentation

We appreciate that Cedar Corporation has concluded the majority of their review and we look forward to seeing the final…

September Letter to Residents

We recently sent a letter to the community regarding our plan to get clean, safe water to affected homes in…

Surface Water Advisory for City of Marinette and Town of Peshtigo

As part of the on-going investigation of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in the Town of Peshtigo and the City…

Letter to WDNR seeking meeting regarding biosolids

Tyco has sent a letter on September 16 to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) seeking a meeting in…

Update on Stanton Street Site Investigation Plan

We recently learned that in 2016 ChemDesign (a company that leases property on Tyco’s Stanton Street facility) began testing a…

Video: Surface water treatment systems

At the end of last year, we completed construction and installation of a system that treats and removes PFOS and…

September 6th Update

In recent days, both Sen. Tammy Baldwin and the Wisconsin Speaker’s Task Force on Water Quality held meetings in Marinette….

August Letter to Residents

We recently sent a letter to community members on why connecting affected residences and businesses in the Township of Peshtigo…

Monthly Update on Project Progress

We recently sent a letter updating community members on a number of matters related to bringing affected residents in the…

Mid-July update from Arcadis

Arcadis, the environmental consultants we hired, recently sent Township of Peshtigo officials a letter summarizing work completed this month and…

DNR on deeper wells vs. municipal water supply

Last week, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources sent us a letter on the work being done to provide a long-term,…

Response to Letters Received from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

We are reviewing DNR’s letters and will discuss them with the agency after we have had a thorough chance to…

Update on the municipal water line

There has been a lot of discussion about our proposed plan to connect Township residents in the study area to…

Latest Letter to Residents

We recently sent a letter to community members about our overall approach to bringing a long-term supply of clean drinking…

Update from Township of Peshtigo Board of Supervisors Meeting

Last week, the Township of Peshtigo Board of Supervisors granted us the approvals necessary to allow us to survey the…

Statement regarding proposed PFAS standards

The following statement was issued by Tyco in response to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services recommendation on establishing a…

Welcome to Our Newly Re‑designed Website

Thank you for visiting our updated website. We changed the site in order to provide easier access to up-to-date information…

June Update on Project Progress

We are continuing our efforts to update the residents of the Township of Peshtigo on what we are doing in…

Update on Long Term Clean Drinking Water Solution

Tyco has been looking at the different options to provide for a long-term sustainable supply of clean drinking water. We…

Project Update

On Thursday evening April 25, we inadvertently overfilled a fire-fighting foam tank on our Stanton Street facility, releasing approximately 25…

Update from Community Open House

Tyco hosted the community at an open house on March 13, 2019 to announce that we will fund the extension…

Update on Our Recent Efforts

We have undertaken significant efforts to implement measures with respect to PFAS found in ground and drinking water that may…

Continued Progress Being Made

We have made a great deal of progress and have several updates to provide the community and other interested stakeholders….

Update on Site Investigation Report

We recently submitted a Site Investigation Report to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR). It has been reviewed by…

Ongoing Investigative Work

As part of the work plan that we submitted to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) in March 2018,…

POET Water System Installation

Tyco has been looking into some concerns we’ve heard from a few of the residents in the area: specifically, some…

Suspension of Outdoor Activities

We had suspended all outdoor activities using foam at the Fire Technology Center (FTC) during the winter months of 2017-2018….

Preliminary Testing Results

In coordination with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) we conducted testing…

Project Update

In early March 2018, Tyco submitted a Site Investigation Work Plan to the DNR which provided detailed plans for additional…

Project Update

In November 2017, Tyco Fire Products (Tyco) launched a detailed investigation of the nature and extent of per- and poly-fluoroalkyl…