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Feds jump into McKinley Park asphalt plant fracas

Jul 28, 2021 · At the request of Illinois' two U.S. senators, federal officials are turning up the heat on a controversial asphalt plant in McKinley Park. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said it is

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The Beachwood Reporter - McKinley Park Residents Furious

McKinley Park Residents Furious At Illinois EPA Over Asphalt Plant. By Neighbors For Environmental Justice. The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency is allowing controversial polluter MAT Asphalt to keep operating despite the expiration of their permit on July 2nd. The temporary "construction permit" issued to the company in 2017 explicitly

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Fed-up residents on South, West sides fight City Hall over

Aug 06, 2018 · The moves come as a scrap metal plant is planning to move from Lincoln Park to the Southeast Side and an asphalt plant popped up overnight across the street from McKinley Park on …

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Fed-up Residents on South, West Sides Fight City Hall Over

Aug 06, 2018 · Little Village, McKinley Park and the Southeast Side all have high concentrations of Latino residents, and average median incomes fall below the Chicago average in each neighborhood. Little Village is about 85 percent Latino, while the East Side community area on the Southeast Side is almost 80 percent Latino, census figures show.

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Hector Cervantes Archives - The DePaulia

May 07, 2018 · McKinley Park residents fighting for clean air try to block controversial asphalt plant on Chicago's Southwest Side March 1, 2020 Stories from the melting pot

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Activists March Through Mckinley Park To Demand

Aug 18, 2020 · McKinley Park residents and even some local elected officials were blindsided by the asphalt plant's construction in 2018. When the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency issued a 1-year

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Metropolitan Planning Council: Yesterday's zoning: Next to

Oct 28, 2021 · "A surprise construction permit and little opportunity for public input: In 2018, residents and community organization leaders of McKinley Park were surprised to learn that an asphalt plant would be moving into their neighborhood.

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McKinley Park Asphalt Plant — The Spark #1099

Feb 17, 2020 · McKinley Park Asphalt Plant. Feb 17, 2020. Residents of Chicago's blue collar McKinley Park neighborhood woke two years ago to find an asphalt plant operating in their neighborhood. There had been no public meetings or hearings held before the plant was built. MAT asphalt plant is on 39th street just west of Damen.

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Cement Mixer Truck for Sale in Sri Lanka-Talenet Mini Ready

Mar 28, 2020 · Cement mixer truck for sale refers to the mixer machine that can mix and transport the ready mix concrete mixture at the same time. It is usually applied for transporting the stirred concrete from the concrete batching plant to the sites that are in need of finished concrete for housing construction, bridge construction, highway construction or other various engineering constructions.

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McKinley Park residents love their namesake park and

Jackie Montesdeoca feeds her daughter Ava, 11 months old, at their home in McKinley Park in Chicago, May 11, 2021. After picking up her daughter from day care and taking a walk in McKinley Park, Jackie said, "I'd love to open the windows but I can't in the summer," because of the smell of the MAT Asphalt plant across the street.

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McKinley Park Asphalt Plant Gives - Block Club Chicago

Nov 29, 2019 · McKinley Park Asphalt Plant Gives Away 1,000 Turkeys As Some Neighbors Work To Boot Plant From Neighborhood. The plant's manager said the turkeys are part of their effort to be a good neighbor, but residents fighting the factory say the giveaway was a publicity stunt.

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Adaptive reuse plan for historic McKinley Park warehouses

May 20, 2021 · Near McKinley Park, a pair of former warehouses are one step closer to becoming a new mixed-use, mixed-income complex after winning the support of the Chicago Plan Commission by an unusually tight margin.. In discussion for more than two years, the proposal from New York-based developer Code RE Partners, Inc. and non-profit Hispanic Housing Development Corporation will …

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IEPA delays on MAT Asphalt public hearing | Gazette Chicago

A grassroots group of McKinley Park area residents formed Neighbors for Environmental Justice (N4EJ) after MAT established the plant in 2018. The group alleged the plant exceeds emission standards while producing an unpleasant smell amid smoke that affects the park and nearby homes.

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Best of McKinley Park 2021 – South Side Weekly

Sep 17, 2021 · Best of McKinley Park 2021. M cKinley Park is a predominantly Latinx working-class neighborhood on Chicago's Southwest Side, located between Pilsen, Bridgeport, Back of the Yards, and Brighton Park. The neighborhood is only a fifteen-minute drive away from the Loop and walking distance to the Mexican corner store, La Placita on 35th.

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Stop MAT Asphalt! – Neighbors For Environmental Justice

We are fighting to close MAT Asphalt. Join us! And if you're in McKinley Park and it smells bad today, submit an odor report or file a complaint at smellsbad.today. The History. In March of 2018, residents of McKinley Park learned that a new hot-mix asphalt plant, MAT …

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McKinley Park residents want asphalt plant shut down

May 28, 2021 · In late 2018, just months after the asphalt plant in McKinley Park opened, the Natural Resources Defense Council did an analysis of Chicago neighborhoods using the same EPA data.

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McKinley Park residents fighting asphalt plant

McKinley Park residents fighting the city over controversial MAT Asphalt plant. Jackie Montesdeoca feeds daughter Ava, 11 months, at their home in McKinley Park in Chicago, May 11, 2021. After picking up her daughter from day care and taking a walk in McKinley Park, Jackie said, "I'd love to open the windows but I can't in the summer," because

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McKinley Park News - Neighbors, Environmental Group Tour

Oct 12, 2019 · MAT Asphalt conducted a tour of its asphalt plant on Sat., Sept. 21, 2019, leading representatives from Neighbors for Environmental Justice and residents through the facility in the McKinley Park neighborhood of Chicago, including participation of co-owner Michael Tadin Jr. and plant general manager Joe Haughey, located in Planned Manufacturing District 8 and operating under a …

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A Dirty Deal for McKinley Park? — Green Community Connections

Apr 30, 2019 · *Worried about fumes, McKinley Park residents say officials failed to notify them about asphalt plant being built nearby, by Tony Briscoe, Chicago Tribune, June 29, 2018. *McKinley Park group rallies neighbors to push back against asphalt plant, lack of notification, by Tony Briscoe, Chicago Tribune, July 29, 2018.

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Assistant Majority Leader Antonio Muñoz

SPRINGFIELD – Assistant Majority Leader Tony Munoz (D-Chicago) led legislation that was signed into law on Friday in response to an oversight by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency that left McKinley Park residents blindsided by the construction of an asphalt plant in their neighborhood. "The public has every right to know when a facility that may affect their health is moving

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