Flint residents fight possibility of concrete plant being built
Concrete plant responds to a concerned Flint community
Feb 01, 2020 · FLINT, Texas (KETK) – Residents in South Tyler are ready to stand up and voice their opinions. In a meeting held Saturday, more than 200 people attended to learn more about the proposed concrete batch plant that will possibly be built off Burkett Road. According to the official permit filing, the company Tycon Ready Mix has applied to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for …
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Jan 13, 2021 · The ongoing criminal case is a credit to those in the Flint community who have continued to fight for clean water and the truth about how the crisis unfolded, Mays said. "We don't give up and
Flint residents meet to discuss concrete plant concerns
Feb 02, 2020 · By Alex Leroux. Updated: Feb. 1, 2020 at 4:46 PM PST. SMITH COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) - Members of the Flint community met Saturday morning at Grace Fellowship Church to discuss concerns about the possibility of a new concrete plant in their neighborhood. Residents who live along CR 139 in Flint are concerned about air quality, traffic increases, decreasing property rates, and more.
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Jan 12, 2021 · Michigan plans to charge ex-Gov. Snyder in Flint water probe. FILE – In this March 21, 2016, file photo, the Flint Water Plant water tower is seen in Flint, Mich. Former Michigan Gov. Rick
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Mar 07, 2017 · Flint's drinking water crisis began in April 2014, when the city chose to switch its water source from Detroit's water supply to the Flint River as an interim solution while a pipeline to carry water from Lake Huron to the communities of the newly formed Karegnondi Water Authority was being built.. However, water from the Flint River was not treated with anticorrosive agents, and began to
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Flint residents plan meeting to discuss concrete plant
Feb 01, 2020 · FLINT, TEXAS (KLTV) - An East Texas community is fighting to keep a concrete plant out of their neighborhood. Residents who live along CR 139 (Burkett Road) in Flint are concerned about everything from an increase in traffic to air quality and the possible effects on property rates. "It's just right in the middle of a large residential area, and it doesn't make sense to put it here," resident Jerry …
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Jun 18, 2020 · In this case, untreated waste disposal from factories, plants, and urban runoff made its way into Michigan's Flint River, which was pumped into the homes of locals to cut costs. The river, which was known to catch fire on occasion, had high levels of lead. Consuming the poisoned water caused Flint residents to experience hair loss and rashes.
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Mar 20, 2013 · The very first automobile built in Flint was built by Judge Charles H. Wisner, possibly as early as 1898. The carriage house which was his workshop was written about in The Detroit Journal of October 10, 1901 as being one of the best appointed machine shops in the state.
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Jul 28, 2020 · Stonecrest residents (from left to right) Renee Cail, Jake Bryant, Jennifer Wilson and Pyper Bunch at the construction site of the planned Metro Green concrete recycling plant, located across the
Flint residents fight possibility of concrete plant being
Jan 30, 2020 · Residents of Flint neighborhoods on Burkett Road (County Road 139) are protesting the possibility of a concrete batch plant operating near their homes. Tycon Ready Mix LLC has applied to build a
Smith County commissioners hear residents' concerns over
Feb 04, 2020 · TYLER, TEXAS (KLTV) - Some East Texas residents concerned about the possibility of living next to a concrete plant took their concerns to Smith County Commissioners Court on Tuesday. Several residents spoke on an agenda item regarding an application made by Tycon Ready Mix, LLC to the TCEQ for a permit to construct and operate a new concrete bath plant proposed to be located on …
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Apr 22, 2019 · Marking its five-year anniversary since the Flint, Michigan, water crisis, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality announced that the city would be receiving $77.7 million in federal funding.. As part of a $140 million loan set to be allocated to East Lansing and Monroe counties in Flint, the funds are the remaining portion of a $120 million loan granted to the city in 2017.