Attention Pilsen residents !

If anyone sees any unusual smoke, dust, fumes, odors, illegal dumping, fires etc., coming from the SIMS metal  company on Blue Island ave/Paulina Street at 2500 S. Paulina, please take a video, picture or keep a log of times and dates and email it to PERRO’s email to info@pilsenperro.org  and web page link:   pilsenperro.org Also if you see any other evidence …

Community Meeting on a New Asphalt Plant April 25th Wednesday at McKinley Park Chicago Public Library

https://mckinleypark.news/events/featured-events/event/5807-community-meeting-on-new-asphalt-plant Community Meeting April 25th Wednesday on a New Asphalt Plan ! The 12th Ward Independent Political Organization is hosting an open Community Meeting on the New Asphalt Plant in McKinley Park at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at the McKinley Park branch of the Chicago Public Library, 1915 W. 35th St., Chicago. The meeting will focus on the MAT Asphalt facility opening up a …

Pilsen Soil Project/H. Kramer & Co.

Contractors for H. Kramer & Co resume work to remove lead-contaminated soil in Operable Unit (OU) 2 (1pp, 1.5MB, About PDF)of the Pilsen Area Soils site this month. They plan to continue cleanup of at least 10 additional residential properties for which EPA has received access agreements. As of end of the construction season in December 2017, H. Kramer’s contractors, GHD and RW …

Air Pollution

Why does PERRO take issue with H. Kramer’s pollution? PERRO has worked with the City, EPA, Alderman Daniel Solis’ office, and others, to seek reductions in toxic emissions from H. Kramer Co. 2002 EPA data from Scorecard.org lists Kramer as in the top 10th percentile of facilities emitting certain pollutants and falling under Scorecard’s category of “Dirtiest/Worst Facilities in the …