Chicago grants permit for new auto shredder

Feb 24, 2014 | 03:52 PM | Lisa Gordon

Tags  auto shredder, Pure Metal Recycling, Brett Baron, Scrap Metal Services, Lisa Gordon

PITTSBURGH — Chicago could become home to a fourth auto shredder after the city’s Zoning Board of Appeals voted unanimously to grant the necessary permit to Pure Metal Recycling LLC.

Pure Metal Recycling’s owners applied more than six months ago for a special-use permit to establish a Class IVB recycling facility, the designation for large-scale processing operations such as shredding (, Aug. 5), but the hearing was postponed four times for various reasons.....

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