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Record #: R2020-358   
Type: Resolution Status: Introduced
Intro date: 5/20/2020 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Committees and Rules
Final action:
Title: Call to suspend operations of General Iron Industries, Inc. during COVID-19 pandemic until Phase 5 of framework for reopening Chicago is complete (by Clean the North Branch)
Sponsors: Misc. Transmittal, Hopkins, Brian , La Spata, Daniel
Topic: CITY COUNCIL - Miscellaneous
Attachments: 1. R2020-358.pdf, 2. R2020-358 (V1).pdf
CITY OF CHICAGO
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OFFICE OF THE CITY CLERK ANNA M. VALENCIA

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R2020-358

Call to suspend operations of General Iron Industries, Inc. during COVID-19 pandemic until Phase 5 of framework for reopening Chicago is complete

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121 NORTH LASALLE STREET, ROOM 107. CHICAGO, ILLINOIS 60602

May 20, 2020


Dear City Clerk Valencia,

In accordance with the Illinois Revised Statutes, the Municipal Code of Chicago, and the City Council's Rules of Order, please introduce the attached Citizen's Resolution as a Miscellaneous Transmittal on behalf of Clean the North Branch at the May 20, 2020 meeting of the City Council and refer such matter to the Committee on Environmental Protection and Energy for consideration regarding the continued operations of industrial polluter General Iron Industries during the COVID-19 public health pandemic.

The advocates of this Resolution include thousands of Chicagoans who have been negatively impacted by General Iron. Furthermore, members of environmental protection groups are citizens and residents of the City of Chicago, who have done extensive research on the health and environmental threats General Iron poses on the community, and the effects of air pollution during a respiratory health crisis (see attached documentation of City and State agency-issued violations, air-quality reports and photographs).

Two copies ofthe proposed Resolution are attached hereto.

If you have any questions regarding the introduction of this proposed Resolution requiring General Iron to cease operations until Phase Five of the Ci...

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