Public Hearing on Callahan Mine Cleanup 

Catherine Pegram

Folks in Brooksville will share their thoughts tonight on a $23,000,000 cleanup plan for the old Callahan mine.The Environmental Protection Agency is hosting a public hearing on the plan at the Brooksville town office. The mine closed in 1972 and left behind a number of contaminants, such as arsenic, lead and zinc.It’s been deemed a Superfund cleanup site by the federal government.Tonight’s meeting starts at 7 p.m.The formal comment period on the plan ends September 10th.