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Group calls for moratorium on tire burning in Albany County

WNYT Staff
Updated: January 01, 2020 06:34 PM
Created: January 01, 2020 04:33 PM

ALBANY - The Clean Air Coalition gathered outside the Albany County Courthouse on Wednesday to ask legislators to support the Clean Air Law, and County Executive Dan McCoy to issue a moratorium on tire burning in Albany County.

This stems from the Lafarge Cement Plant, which they say plans to burn millions of tires every year.

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The group says it wants a clean air new year.

The group says there is a local law that would restrict waste and tire burning in Coeymans, but the incoming town supervisor has said he will not enforce it.

Hear more about their concerns, by watching the video of the story.


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