Air Pollution Inspection 2020 April 24

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This inspection is a followup to this prior inspection.

“id”: 7147,
“complaint_id”: “600816640”,
“complaint_type”: “AIR POLLUTION WORK ORDER”,
“address”: “2055 W PERSHING RD”,
“street_number”: 2055,
“direction”: “W”,
“street_name”: “PERSHING”,
“street_type”: “RD”,
“inspector”: “410716”,
“complaint_date”: “2020-04-23T00:00:00.000”,


“complaint_detail”: “THERE ARE VERY STRONG FUMES COMING FROM ASPHALT ALONG PERSHING AND DAMEN ADJACENT TO THE PLANT.”,


“inspection_log”: “[INSPECTION LOG #: 11502435 24-APR-20 13:30:00] MAIL CHICAGO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERS CONDUCTED A FOLLOW UP INSPECTION AT 2055 W PERSHING RD, MAT ASPHALT, REGARDING A CITIZEN?S COMPLAINT OF VERY STRONG FUMES COMING FROM THE FACILITY.

WHILE CANVASSING THE AREA SURROUNDING MAT ASPHALT ON APRIL 24, 2020, ODORS OF ASPHALT WERE OBSERVED SOUTH OF THE FACILITY AT 43RD ST AND DAMEN AVE. THE ODOR WAS NEVER CONSISTENT THOUGH. MAT ASPHALT WAS PROCESSING AT THE TIME OF THE INSPECTION.

WHILE ONSITE, THE PAVEMENT WAS NOT WET NOR WAS THE PARTICULATE NEAR THE BAG HOUSE CLEANED UP.A NOV CITATION #E000034588 WAS ISSUED FOR HANDLING OF MATERIAL SUSCEPTIBLE TO BECOMING WINDBORNE (11-4-760[A]) TO MAT ASPHALT LLC.

THE HEARING DATE FOR THE CITATIONS WILL BE ON SEPTEMBER 10, 2020 AT 1:00 P.M. AT 400 W. SUPERIOR ST. THE CITATION WILL BE SERVED VIA US MAIL TO MAT ASPHALT LLC?S AGENT LISTED ON THE ILLINOIS SECRETARY OF STATE CORPORATION FILE DETAIL REPORT. THE AGENTS NAME AND ADDRESS ILLINOIS IS MICHAEL TADIN, JR AT 4450 S MORGAN ST, CHICAGO, IL 60609.”,

“data_source”: “DEPT. OF PUBLIC HEALTH”,
“modified_date”: “2020-05-11T00:00:00.000”,
“latitude”: “41.822972765727336”,
“longitude”: “-87.67702220737627”