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Ald. Solis says YES to metal shredder and NO to our health!

Ald. Daniel Solis supports the plans of the Pure Metals Company to build a metal shredding facility across from Benito Juarez High School. Shredders pose serious risks to the health and safety of the surrounding community through soil and water contamination, increased traffic, noise and vibrations, and air pollution that can cause cancer and other health issues.

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“NO METAL SHREDDER!” Say Pilsen Voters by 84%!

Voting on Nov. 4th 2014 at Lozano Library, Pilsen.

Yesterday the voters of Pilsen spoke; PERRO’s referendum to the people of the 2nd precinct, 25th Ward (where the shredder would be located) asking if the shredder should be opposed passed 84% in favor of opposition. See the results for yourself here.

Congratulations to the community for expressing their view and to the many PERRO volunteers who knocked doors, had hundreds of conversations with neighbors and handed out many more fliers!

If you are reading this and haven’t done so, please JOIN PERRO! Come to our next meeting! Contact Victoria Leigh Thurmond at (312) 854-9247 or victoria@pilsenperro.org to find out more.

Make voice heard/Contact Alderman Solis

Voice your opposition to the proposed metal shredder facility that will be built across the street from Benito Juarez H.S. Please contact Alderman Solis and let him know you don’t want another polluter in Pilsen!  Tell the Alderman to “Say NO to the Pure Metal shredder .”

Alderman Solis contact info:

Alderman Solis Email-ward25chicago@gmail.com

Twitter @AldermanSolis

Phone 773 523-4100 Info@dannysolis.org

New zoning hearing 2/21/14 @2pm@cityhall for Pure Metals proposal to build polluting shredder in Pilsen

Once agiain the hearing on the Pure Metals LLC’s proposal to build a polluting metal shredding facility across Juarez High School has been postponed! The Zoning Board of Appeals set the new date for:
Date: February 21, 2014 Friday
Time: 2:00pm
Where: City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St., 2nd floor
(Due to construction work at City Hall, the hearing was canceled. )

Please let us know if you can come out to speak. Anyone is able to testify at the hearing. We are in need of as many people as possible to make their voices heard against this facility.

If you have any questions, you can contact Rose g at 773 344 6255.


Hearing on Pure Metals shredder postponed one month…

We are being told the hearing on the Pure Metals LLC’s proposal to build a metal recycling facility next to Juarez High School has been postponed. The Zoning Board of Appeals was set to hear Pure Metal’s proposal at City Hall at 2:00 PM today, but due to construction work at City Hall it is being canceled.

We will update you as soon as we have more information.

Important Zoning Board of Appeals hearing this Friday could green light metal shredder in Pilsen community…

AcmeThis Friday, January 17th, the Pure Metal Recycling proposal to build a metal recycling facility in the Pilsen community will receive a hearing at the Zoning Board of Appeals at City Hall in downtown Chicago. This will be an important step towards the proposal becoming reality. After careful consideration over many months, after consultation with community members and public health experts, PERRO decided in late November to oppose the project. On Dec. 9th, PERRO delivered the following statement to Alderman Solis expressing our position on the project and the reasons we oppose it…

PERRO Oppose Pure Metal Recycling

PERRO plans to attend the hearing and speak against the project. We are looking for others from the Pilsen community to do the same. It is important members of the Pilsen community have their voice heard at Friday’s hearing.

Zoning Board of Appeals Hearing
Friday, Jan. 17th – 2:00 PM
City Hall – 121 N. LaSalle St., 2nd Floor

If you can attend the hearing please contact us at… (312) 854-9247 or… info@pilsenperro.org