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A Mimico concrete mixing plant that has operated for a decade without Ministry of the Environment approvals is committed to resolving residents’ complaints of noise from a steady convoy of trucks and dust, a company official insists.
ML Ready Mix Concrete has operated since its owners purchased the property at 29 Judson St. in 2002 in a residential neighbourhood down the street from Mimico GO Station, a seniors’ residence and Coronation Park.
Yet, a Ministry of the Environment spokesperson said Wednesday the ministry only learned of the cement operation in 2008.
Last week, some 130 area residents expressed their concerns at a Feb. 6 meeting with city, provincial and company officials at which they learned ML Ready Mix has been operating without a Ministry of Environment certificate of approval for dust and noise emissions, and may require a city building permit for changes made to the site.
The full text of the Feb. 14, 2013 article can be accessed here.