Ill. EPA seeks temporary shutdown of recycler

Apr 22, 2014 | 02:29 PM | Lisa Gordon

Tags  Chicago, metal recycler, shredder, EPA, shutdown, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Metal Recycling Systems, Lisa Gordon

PITTSBURGH — A Chicago-area metal recycler is facing a state-ordered shutdown until it can guarantee metal from its shredder will not be launched onto neighboring properties.

The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency has asked the state attorney general to force Blue Island, Ill.-based Metal Recycling Systems Inc. to immediately cease all operations until sufficient measures are in place to protect public health and safety.....





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