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  • Public Meetings Report - June 10, 2021 – South Side Weekly

    Jun 09, 2021 · An affordable housing development near a McKinley Park asphalt plant got the City Council votes needed for rezoning as a planned development and neighborhood mixed-use district, The new zoning paves the way for renovation into lofts and commercial space. Thirty-six Council members voted in favor and sixteen against after a motion to reconsider

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  • CANNABIS BILL GREEN LIGHT — SUPREME REMAP — VIOLENCE BLAME

    May 26, 2021 · — Low-income housing near McKinley Park asphalt plant on cusp of approval: "City Housing Commissioner Novara publicly opposed the project last year, citing health concerns," by Sun-Times' Brett Chase. — Forensic investigation of Chicago police pension fund underway:

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  • McKinley Park asphalt plant fined after hundreds of

    Oct 19, 2021 · The owner of a controversial McKinley Park asphalt plant, cited eight times by Chicago inspectors for pollution violations last year, is asking a state court to overturn $4,000 in fines recently assessed by the city. The fines, handed out last month for two citations in spring

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  • Feds jump into McKinley Park asphalt plant fracas

    Jul 28, 2021 · Feds jump into McKinley Park asphalt plant fracas. Senators Durbin and Duckworth asked President Biden's EPA to oversee air pollution testing and oversight of MAT Asphalt…

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  • Are my concerns about MAT Asphalt plant in McKinley Park

    I'm considering moving to McKinley Park, but have concerns about the MAT Asphalt plant and its effects on being able to enjoy being outside. Specifically, looking to live around 37th and Hermitage. Can anyone weigh in on whether that area is affected by the smells/chemicals the factory puts off?

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  • Parkview Lofts Affordable Project Gets Covid-19 Funding

    Apr 14, 2021 · A proposed affordable housing complex in McKinley Park can move ahead after developers got a boost from a federal Covid-19 relief measure. The funding opened the door to millions more in Low

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  • Public Meetings Report - June 10, 2021 – South Side Weekly

    Jun 09, 2021 · An affordable housing development near a McKinley Park asphalt plant got the City Council votes needed for rezoning as a planned development and neighborhood mixed-use district, The new zoning paves the way for renovation into lofts and commercial space. Thirty-six Council members voted in favor and sixteen against after a motion to reconsider

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  • After Fierce Debate, City Council Signs Off On Affordable

    May 26, 2021 · MCKINLEY PARK — A plan to convert two McKinley Park warehouses into apartments and offices was approved by City Council Wednesday after a vigorous debate about the development's proximity to a controversial asphalt plant. The project aims to bring 120 affordable apartments and 39 market-rate apartments above commercial space across two vacant warehouses next to McKinley Park …

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  • Low-income housing near McKinley Park asphalt plant on

    May 26, 2021 · Low-income housing near McKinley Park asphalt plant on cusp of approval City Housing Commissioner Novara publicly opposed the project last year, citing health concerns. By …

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  • McKinley Park Redevelopment With Affordable Housing Gets

    May 21, 2021 · McKinley Park Redevelopment With Affordable Housing Gets Key City OK — But Some Worry About Nearby Asphalt Plant. Boston-based nonprofit acquires mixed-income housing near future Obama Presidential Center in Chicago. July 09, 2021. in

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  • Plan Commission narrowly approves McKinley Park affordable

    May 21, 2021 · A divided Chicago Plan Commission voted on Thursday to allow a new affordable housing development about 650 feet from the McKinkley Park MAT Asphalt plant, as multiple commissioners said they feared the move would perpetuate environmental racism against the developments future residents who are extremely likely to be Latino.

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  • McKinley Park Housing, Office Space Development Near MAT

    May 25, 2021 · CHICAGO — A plan to convert two McKinley Park warehouses into apartments and offices near a controversial asphalt plant was approved by a City Council committee Tuesday after a last-minute move to delay the vote failed. The project aims bring 120 affordable apartments and 39 market-rate apartments and commercial space to two existing warehouses adjacent to McKinley Park in the …

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  • Commentary: Stop shifting polluters around the city and

    Nov 20, 2020 · The MAT Asphalt plant pours out its fumes on McKinley Park, and we have seen dust from demolition at the Hilco Redevelopment Partners-owned Crawford coal plant …

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  • McKinley Park News - Local Pollution Hotspots, Coming

    The study lists three asphalt plants in the McKinley Park neighborhood and Central Manufacturing District: MAT Asphalt at 2055 W. Pershing Road, Chicago, Beverly Asphalt Paving Company at 1514 W. Pershing Road, Chicago, and Chicago Ace Paving at 3680 S. Archer Ave., Chicago. Of the three, MAT Asphalt and Beverly Asphalt Paving Company have production facilities located within a Planned

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  • Why Joe Biden's Administrator of the U.S. Steps into the

    May 28, 2021 · This week, Housing projects for low-income earners Next to McKinley Park's MAT asphalt plant, it was approved by the city council, even though some Lightfoot governors were concerned about its health implications for the population. Some neighbors have repeatedly complained about the plant, which went into operation almost three years ago on

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  • McKinley Park residents fighting for clean air try to

    MAT Asphalt's plant, located at 2055 W. Pershing Road, was opened in the heart of the McKinley Park neighborhood in April, 2018. The plant, which primarily produces road paving material, faces McKinley Park, and is next door to the National Latino Education Institute and a few blocks from Horizon Science Academy: McKinley Park, a K-12 Charter

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  • King's move to call vote on LSD - Hyde Park Herald

    May 26, 2021 · The council voted 36-13 to allow construction of a low-income housing project in McKinley Park, next to the MAT Asphalt plant, 2055 W. Pershing Road. Local Ald. George Cardenas (12th) heatedly called the issue "a ward matter" and invoked aldermanic prerogative.

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  • Plan Commission narrowly approves McKinley Park affordable

    May 21, 2021 · A divided Chicago Plan Commission voted on Thursday to allow a new affordable housing development about 650 feet from the McKinkley Park MAT Asphalt plant, as multiple commissioners said they feared the move would perpetuate environmental racism against the developments future residents who are extremely likely to be Latino. The development, a 120-unit building totaling 180,000 …

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  • July, 2021 | Gazette Chicago

    McKinley Park battle. Cardenas called the development in the McKinley park areas necessary. Before the City Council vote, he urged colleagues to question claims that it is too close to the MAT asphalt plant. The plant opened in 2018 and sits about 700 feet away behind a 20-foot berm.

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  • South Side Election Guide – South Side Weekly

    Mar 11, 2020 · Recently, Cardenas was criticized for ushering through the MAT Asphalt plant near McKinley Park and also for accepting donations from Novak Construction—the recent buyer of the immigrant-run Discount Mall in Little Village, which reportedly plans to bring in different tenants to the small business incubator—through the 12th Ward Democrats

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