Scrap exporter defies city order to shut

Jun 24, 2014 | 02:13 PM | Lisa Gordon

Tags  scrap metal, Stonerock Shipping, Stemcor USA, Stuart Kroll, Port of Palm Beach, Manuel Almira, Lisa Gordon

PITTSBURGH — A scrap metal export facility operating at the Port of Palm Beach in Florida said it will not heed the city’s order to cease operations there.

Manuel Almira, the port’s executive director, was told in a June 16 letter from the city of Riviera Beach, Fla., that Stonerock Shipping Corp. must stop scrap processing within 14 days because the practice is prohibited within the general industrial zoned district.

However, company president Stuart Kroll said it has done nothing wrong and plans to continue operating.....

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