MPCA to host public meeting May 19 for Brainerd Foundry Superfund site

Contact: Steve Mikkelson, 218-316-3887

Brainerd, Minn. — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has scheduled a public informational meeting on Tuesday, May 19, beginning at 6:30 p.m., regarding the Brainerd Foundry Superfund site. The meeting will be held at First Lutheran Church, 424 S. 8th Street, in Brainerd.

MPCA and Minn. Dept. of Health staff will be at the meeting to discuss past investigation activities, potential health and environmental risks that may be present and proposed cleanup actions to begin this year. The evening will begin with an informal ‘Q&A’ open house at 6:30, followed by a presentation at 7:00. Citizens can also ask questions of staff following the presentation.

The Brainerd Foundry site is located at 801 South 10th Street in Brainerd, southeast of the intersection of Quince Street and South 10th Street.