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Environmental groups join protesters of metal scrapping plant with one-day hunger strike

3 days ago   |   By WGN TV

CHICAGO - Environmental groups are joining four protesters who have been on a hunger strike against a metal scrapping plant that recently moved from Lincoln Park to Hegewisch.
On Monday was the 14th day protestor Jade Mazon has gone without food.
In December, General Iron closed its Lincoln Park location after years of complaints from residents. The metal scrapping company, which sold to Reserve Management Group in 2019, is now rebranded as Southside Recycling and moved to Hegewisch.
"That is typical of the history of my community," Mazon said. "We've been dumped on anything unacceptable...
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