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Scrap Shredder’s Move To Southeast Side Delayed Over EPA Concerns by WBEZ May 10, 2021.

he EPA raised “significant civil rights concerns” about moving the facility from wealthy Lincoln Park to a working class area on the Southeast Side.

Mayor Lori Lightfoot is delaying plans for a controversial car-shredding plant on the Southeast Side after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency flagged “significant civil rights concerns.”

Reset checks in with a reporter, an environmental activist and a spokesperson with the company seeking a final permit to build its plant.

GUESTS: Brett Chase, Chicago Sun-Times reporter

Randall Samborn, Reserve Management Group spokesperson

Oscar Sanchez, Southeast Youth Alliance

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