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Once-Celebrated Onalaska Company Leaves Behind 100,000 Gallons of Hazardous Waste

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Previously, the site housed the Alexander Lumber Mill, but was later taken over by Onalaska Wood Energy, which used the six-building facility at 1674 state Route 508 to perform wood pyrolysis. And while the hope was to sell the vinegar and tar, EPA documents say the company couldn't prove the products fell below hazardous waste thresholds, "and never successfully identified a market for the waste."