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Stonecrest residents stage protest against Metro Green

Aug 11, 2020 · About 100 demonstrators protested outside Stonecrest City Hall today (Aug. 10), demanding that city officials issue a stop work order for the construction of the Metro Green Recycling Plant at 2450 Miller Road. The protest was held at 6:30 p.m. as the City Council met virtually for its Work Session/City Council meeting. Angry residents say the plant will bring pollution, truck traffic, noise and …

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DeKalb legislators urge EPD to revoke permit for Metro

Oct 24, 2020 · Members of the DeKalb County Legislative Delegation, co-chaired by State Rep. Doreen Carter (D-Lithonia) and Karla Drenner (D-Avondale Estates), are demanding that the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) revoke the solid waste permit issued to Metro Green Recycling Three, LLC for construction of a plant in the city of Stonecrest.

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Judge Blocks Work At Industrial Facility In DeKalb Opposed

Sep 16, 2021 · A judge is blocking work at a recycling facility in South DeKalb County after opponents of the project argued it's an environmental justice issue for their communities.. On Wednesday, after DeKalb County Superior Court Judge Tangela Barrie said she was granting an injunction to stop operations at the construction material recycling center, community members who live near the facility said

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Court orders Metro Green to halt solid waste handling

Sep 15, 2021 · STONECREST, Ga.—Today a DeKalb County Superior Court granted Citizens for a Healthy and Safe Environment's (CHASE) motion for an injunction to halt Metro Green Recycling from constructing and operating a solid waste handling facility across the street from and in the backyards of thousands of Black neighbors.

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Judge orders work to stop at controversial Stonecrest

Metro Green operates two concrete recycling plants in the Atlanta area and began trying to expand into DeKalb in 2018. The company chose a large property that was already zoned for industrial use near Snapfinger Woods Drive and Miller Road in Stonecrest, a city chartered in 2017.

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News - We Are Hidden Hills

A Recycling company by the name of Metro Green has unlawfully obtained permits from the Georgia's Environmental Protection Division(EPD) to build a facility on Miller Rd, within the city limits of The City of Stonecrest - less than 1 mile from Hidden Hills Subdivision - OUR SUBDIVISION!There are several concerns about the building of this facility being so close to our homes: harmful depris in

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Residents protest, Stonecrest files restraining order

Aug 11, 2020 · Gonzales' neighborhood borders the Metro Green Development, a concrete and solid waste recycling plant near residential neighborhoods in Stonecrest and within two miles of Miller Grove High School and Miller Grove Middle School.

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August | 2020 | Greater Hidden Hills

Why did Stonecrest allow a recycling center to be built at 2450 Miller Road, near hundreds of homes, without so much as one public hearing? The Metro Green Recycling plant will recycle concrete. How will the noise, dust, and traffic affect the community?

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Battle over Metro Green's recycling plant stalls in DeKalb

Apr 30, 2021 · Undisputed facts. Metro Green operates two concrete recycling plants in the Atlanta area and began trying to expand into DeKalb in 2018. The company liked a …

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City of Stonecrest adds EPD as defendant in Metro Green

The City of Stonecrest has filed a second motion in its petition for a Temporary Restraining Order against Metro Green Recycling Three, LLC, as residents launch campaign to defend themselves. The city is seeking to temporarily halt construction of the plant at 2544 Miller Road until a judge decides if Metro Green legally obtained a […]

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Rental Townhomes Proposed, Slaughtering, Hairston Park

Aug 14, 2020 · Why did Stonecrest allow a recycling center to be built at 2450 Miller Road, near hundreds of homes, without so much as one public hearing? The Metro Green Recycling plant will recycle concrete. How will the noise, dust, and traffic affect the community?

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Metro Green trial set for 2022 - NewsBreak

DeKalb County Superior Court Judge Tangela Barrie set the trial date for the case regarding Metro Green Recycling's proposed development in Stonecrest to begin the week of June 13, 2022. The case revolves around Metro Green Recycling receiving a permit to build a concrete and solid waste recycling plant

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'It Is Wrong': DeKalb Residents Fight Industrial Facility

May 27, 2021 · He said Stonecrest did the right thing the first time around when it gave permission to build. "Metro Green and the city of Stonecrest did nothing wrong and complied with the law," he said. In the hearing earlier this month, Benson said construction on the recycling facility is now complete.

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In south DeKalb, Black neighborhoods fight 'environmental

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

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Metro Green Recycling vs City of Stonecrest virtual

Many of you may be aware of the concrete recycling plant that is attempting to open here in Stonecrest. There is currently a lawsuit against this business because it doesn't meet Dekalb County's solid waste plan. It seems Metro Green went to the Stonecrest City manager for approval when Dekalb denied them. This is a messy situation guys.

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Environmental Justice in DeKalb County (by Brea Cooper

Nov 18, 2020 · Additionally, south Dekalb residents are now fighting to stop a concrete recycling plant from being built in their community. South Dekalb residents are working together to protest the construction of a Metro Green Recycling processing center in the new city of Stonecrest.

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Future of controversial Stonecrest recycling plant remains

Following the endorsement from Stonecrest's mayor and former city manager, the state Environmental Protection Division (EPD) approved Metro Green's application for a solid waste handling permit, which allows facilities to take in unsorted construction debris for processing and recycling. The permit is not required for facilities that only process sorted recyclables.

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CHASE, SELC file request to halt Metro Green construction

Feb 08, 2021 · We're arguing that without halting construction, Metro Green Recycling facility would continue to expose thousands of Black neighbors in Stonecrest and unincorporated DeKalb County to intrusive noise, dust, odors, and vibrations, and the resulting emotional and psychological stress from solid waste handling in their backyards and directly across the street from their homes.

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Judge orders work to stop at controversial Stonecrest

Sep 15, 2021 · Following the endorsement from Stonecrest's mayor and former city manager, the EPD approved Metro Green's application for a solid waste handling permit, which allows facilities to take in

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Stonecrest allows Metro Green concrete recycling plant to

Jul 16, 2020 · The city of Stonecrest is allowing a controversial concrete recycling plant to continue construction despite an ongoing investigation into how a local …

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