29/8/2020 · MAT Asphalt opened in McKinley Park in 2018. Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times. Chicago planning officials are exploring whether a McKinley Park asphalt plant owned by a …
6/7/2020 · McKinley Park residents have been battling MAT Asphalt's presence in their community since the plant was constructed at 2055 W. Pershing Road in spring 2018. The land previously served as a storage site for cargo containers.
25/4/2018 · The new MAT Asphalt plant at 40th and Damen Avenue shows the need for better community notification of new development, in this opinion/editorial by McKinley Park neighborhood resident Kate Moser. News and events for Chicago's McKinley Park neighborhood
10/10/2018 · Local activists' latest campaign seeks to prevent a controversial Lincoln Park scrap yard from relocating to their community. [Most read] Chicago Public Schools will spend more than $9 billion
7/10/2020 · Mayor Lori Lightfoot's chief sustainability officer cited an asphalt plant that opened directly across from McKinley Park two years ago as an example of an industrial zoning issue that would get
18/1/2020 · Elected officials of all levels of government joined a standing-room-only crowd of residents at the Southwest Environmental Alliance town hall meeting on Thurs., Jan 16, 2020, at the National Latino Education Institute in the McKinley Park neighborhood of Chicago
28/5/2021 · Michael Tadin Jr., one of the owners of MAT Asphalt plant in Chicago's McKinley Park, on May 27, 2021. He said there are emissions from the plant, but they are less than 30% of the legal limit.
26/5/2021 · After Fierce Debate, City Council Signs Off On Affordable Apartments Near McKinley Park Asphalt Plant The apartments across from McKinley Park would be about 600 feet from MAT Asphalt, a polluting plant which has outraged neighbors since it opened.
29/4/2021 · The asphalt plant will supply high quality asphalt to local construction markets in the Town of Greater Napanee and immediate surrounding area. Having a close-to-market asphalt supply lowers infrastructure construction and maintenance costs, and reduces the greenhouse gas emissions produced from trucking these materials from asphalt plants located farther away."
26/5/2021 · Aldermen voted to advance a plan to create 120 affordable apartments at the edge of McKinley Park, overruling a faction of their colleagues who said it could be dangerous to locate the homes several hundred feet from a polluting asphalt plant. The 11-3 vote by the City Council Committee on Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards came five days after a divided Chicago Plan …
6/8/2018 · Little Village, McKinley Park and the Southeast Side all have high concentrations of Latino residents, and average median incomes fall below the Chicago average in each neighborhood. Little Village is about 85 percent Latino, while the East Side community area on the Southeast Side is almost 80 percent Latino, census figures show.
McKinley Park Residents Furious At Illinois EPA Over Asphalt Plant By Neighbors For Environmental Justice The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency is allowing controversial polluter MAT Asphalt to keep operating despite the expiration of their permit on July 2nd.
18/1/2020 · As previously reported here in the McKinley Park News, the MAT Asphalt plant was built as a partnership between Tadin, Buildsmore LLC, owned by Tony Sanchez, and McKinely Park LLC, owned by Charles and Dan Gallagher.
28/5/2021 · This week, a low-income housing project next to the MAT Asphalt plant in McKinley Park was approved by the City Council even though some Lightfoot administration officials raised …
29/1/2021 · RELATED: Polluting Asphalt Plant In McKinley Park Surprised Local Leaders, Now A State Bill Requires State EPA To Warn Them Last summer, Tadin tore down hedges that blocked off prime Chicago Park District land after an Inspector General's report accused him of using the public parkland as his own front yard.
29/11/2019 · RELATED: Polluting Asphalt Plant In McKinley Park Surprised Local Leaders, Now A State Bill Requires State EPA To Warn Them Haughey said MAT Asphalt uses state-of-the-art technology that minimizes the environmental health impact to the surrounding area and makes the plant one of the cleanest plants of its kind in the nation.
25/4/2018 · The new MAT Asphalt plant at 40th and Damen Avenue shows the need for better community notification of new development, in this opinion/editorial by McKinley Park neighborhood resident Kate Moser. By Kate Moser Kate Moser The McKinley Park neighborhood deserves better notice of major new developments like the new MAT Asphalt plant about to start operations at 4010 S. …
10/8/2018 · Neighbors for Environmental Justice launches its group to the public through a community meeting and projects like its local air quality sensor network, occurring as a reaction to MAT Asphalt plant recently opened in the McKinley Park neighborhood of Chicago.
15/5/2018 · Kate Moser The McKinley Park neighborhood deserves better notice of major new developments like the new MAT Asphalt plant about to start operations at 4010 S. Damen Ave. I personally knew nothing about it until coming across a Facebook post in late March.