Chicago Tonight

Controversy Over Permit for Facility on Southeast Side

Clip: 12/08/2021 | 10m 57s | Video has closed captioning.

The city is getting closer to a decision on allowing a scrap metal recycling plant to operate on the heavily industrial Southeast Side. It's prompted federal EPA and civil rights investigations and activism from local residents who say their neighborhood cannot withstand the pollution they believe the new facility by Southside Recycling will bring.

Aired: 12/08/21

Rating: NR

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