Sticking point emerges in Michigan's pursuit of environmental justice

Carol Thompson
The Detroit News

The sulfur dioxide, particulate matter and other pollutants that eventually will be released by a controversial new asphalt plant in Genesee Township will not be the only pollution drifting into the nearby air.

There are also the emissions from a biomass-powered electricity plant, industrial coating facility, cars motoring along Interstate 475, and the trucks and trains carrying industrial materials in and out of the area.

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