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Hamburg residents fighting asphalt plant proposal

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Hamburg residents fighting asphalt plant proposal
Hamburg residents fighting asphalt plant proposal

REQUEST FORCOMMENT.YESTERDAY WE TOLDYOU ABOUT COMPLAINTSSOME PEOPLE INHAMBURG HAD ABOUTPLANS TO PUT ANASPHALT PLANT IN THEIRNEIGHBORHOODTONIGHT 7 EYEWITNESSNEWS REPORTER JEFFRUSACK HEARD FROMTHEM AS THEY MADETHEIR CASE TO THEPLANNING BOARD.THE TOWN OF HAMBURGPLANNING BOARD..FILLED PEOPLEDEMANDING THEIRELECTED OFFICIALSSTOP THECONSTRUCTION OF ANASPHALT PLANT.WE ARE A TIGHT KNITCOMMUNITY AND WEDON'T WANT TO SEE ITRUINED BY A BUSINESSTHAT IS GOING TO BRINGTERRIBLE ODORS ANDTOXIC EMMISIONSESPECIALLY THIS CLOSETO OUT SCHOOLS.THE PLAN IS TO TURNTHE OLD RIEFLERCONCRETE SITE ONCAMP ROAD INTO ALASPHALT CORPORATION.THE OWNER'SREPRESENTATION SAYS..THE LAND IS ALREADYZONED CORRECTLY.WE'VE ADDRESSED THEISSUES THAT REQUIREDBY THE TOWN CODE.NEIGHBORS WHO LIVECLOSE BY ARE MAINLYCONCERNED ABOUTSMELL AND POLLUTANTS.SOME YOUNGERRESIDENTSHAMBURG..HAVE THESAME CONCERNS.I'M GOING TO BE GOINGTO MIDDLE SCHOOL NEXTYEAR AND YOU'LL BE ABLETO SMELL IT FROM THESCHOOL.ONE GIRLS SAYS SHEDOESN'T WANTHAMBURG TO BE LIKETHE TOWN SHE DRIVESTHROUGH INPENNSYLVANIA.WE CALL IT STINKYTOWNBECAUSE IT HAS A PLANTTHERE THAT SENDS SOMUCH ODOR, THAT YOUCAN SMELL IT THROUGHYOUR CAR.

AND I HOLDMY NOSE THE WHOLWAY THROUGH.OF THESE COMPLAINTS..THE OWNERS OF THEPROPERTIES SAYS THEYHAVE A LOT OFQUESTIONS ALREADANSWERED WITHSTUDIES THEY'VEPRESENTED TO THEBOARD.THERE IS SUBSTANTIALINFORMATION REGARDINGPROPOSED ADMISSIONSAND ORDER ISSUES THATWE HEARD ABOUT THISEVENING AND WE'LCONTINUE TO SUPLIMENTTHE RECORD WITHDOCUMENTATION.THE PLAN STILL NEEDSTO PASS ANENVIRONMENTALREVIEW.THE PEOPLE FIGHTINGTHE PROPOSAL... SAYTHEIR FIGHT IS JUSTBEGNINNG.THERE ARE TOO MAMOMS IN OURNEIGHBORHOOD THATARE NOT GOING TO SITQUIETLY AND LET THATHAPPENTHIS WON'T BE TH ELASTTIME FOR HAMBURGRESIDENTS TO VOITHEIR OPINIONS ON THISPROPOSED ASPHALTPLANT THERE WILL BEANOTHER PUBLICHEARING ON THE MATTERON SEPT 4TH RIGHT HEREAT HAMBURG TOWN HALLIN HAMBURG, JEFFRUSACK 7 EWN.




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