Flint yards brace for tougher rules on Dec. 1
Sep 19, 2012 | 12:11 PM
| Lisa Gordon
PITTSBURGH Scrap recyclers and their suppliers in Flint, Mich., are facing stiffer scrap metal rules, including a ban on buying aluminum siding.
The new ordinance has been passed, according to the citys law department, and is due to become effective Dec. 1. The rulesamong the toughest in the countryare unusual in that they ban those with known alcohol or drug addictions from buying or selling scrap metal.
"All they are trying to do is run businesses out of Flint and make us do their police work," one local scrap player said. "The result will be the same material will just be sold to nearby places."....
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