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Come Join us July 18th as we celebrate years of organizing in Pilsen

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Proposal for a New Industrial Shredder across from Benito Juarez High School Faces Community Scrutiny

Attempt to sneak in a new metal shredder in Pilsen slowed down by the community Pilsen Alliance leaders were invited to meet newly appointed EPA administrator Gina McCarthy at a decontaminated site in Pilsen two weeks ago.  Her visit was a well deserved victory lap for her agency, local authorities and continued community involvement.  However, […]

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Neighbors Demand Ald. Solis Withdraws Support of the Project

Motion to Stay Construction of Pilsen Shredder Filed in Circuit Court Neighbors Demand Ald. Solis Withdraws Support of the Project Shredder Lied about Connection to Acme, a Polluter under Criminal Investigation, Solis donor FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                      Contact: Nelson Soza, 773.899.0872 12/23/14 A Pilsen group filed papers in circuit court this morning to stop the construction […]

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Community Victory: Pure Metals Metal Shredder Loses Major Funder

Pilsen Metal Shredder Begins to Fall Apart: Project Partner Quits   Community VICTORY ON PILSEN SHREDDER more possible     Stiff community opposition and a Pilsen Alliance lawsuit keep the shredder in limbo   A proposal to build a new metal shredder in Pilsen showed its first signs of falling apart as one of two partners […]

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Pilsen Residents File Appeal against Metal Shredder Approved Across from Local School

Pilsen residents represented by Pilsen Alliance filed an appeal in circuit court Monday to invalidate the approval of a potentially dangerous metal shredder across from the local high school.  The request for an administrative review argues that approval took place after specified deadlines.  Despite strong local opposition and experts’ opinions, Ald. Danny Solis endorsed the […]

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