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Kokosing Asphalt – Consider your neighbors’ health
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Kokosing Asphalt – Consider your neighbors’ health

One hundred Kokosing Asphalt neighbors put up yard signs
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One hundred Kokosing Asphalt neighbors put up yard signs

MAPLE HEIGHTS — Over the last three weeks, 100 Kokosing Asphalt neighbors in Garfield Heights and Maple Heights have put signs in their yards protesting pollution from the company’s Maple Heights asphalt plant. The signs read, “Kokosing Asphalt: Clean it Up!”  While the company has made some improvements to reduce […]

Changes for the better at Kokosing Asphalt in Maple Heights
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Changes for the better at Kokosing Asphalt in Maple Heights

MAPLE HEIGHTS — Since the first meeting between Kokosing Asphalt managers and Maple Heights neighbors in May, Kokosing Asphalt has made changes for the better at its asphalt plant in Maple Heights.  These changes include – rerouting truck traffic through Kokosing’s industrial exit rather than its exit into the neighborhood changing […]

Lois Gibbs inspires asphalt plant neighbors to act
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Lois Gibbs inspires asphalt plant neighbors to act

CLEVELAND — Last Wednesday at the Pilgrim Church in Tremont, environmental activist Lois Gibbs spoke with neighbors of the Cleveland area Kokosing and Shelly asphalt plants.  She inspired them to work towards solutions to pollution problems from the plants.  Neighbors of both the Kokosing and Shelly plants began the meeting by sharing […]

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Children’s drawings for Kokosing Asphalt

Child’s drawing for Kokosing Asphalt
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Child’s drawing for Kokosing Asphalt

Kokosing Asphalt – Toxins in our environment are preventing a healthy lifestyle
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Kokosing Asphalt – Toxins in our environment are preventing a healthy lifestyle

OLMSTED FALLS — “I am writing with concern of the effects asphalt fumes have on our environment and health. I realize the expense a company must put out, to protect the environment from the toxic chemicals their product puts into the air. As a parent and living being, I maintain […]

Ohio Citizen Action field canvassers tour Kokosing neighborhood
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Ohio Citizen Action field canvassers tour Kokosing neighborhood

MAPLE HTS — Chuck Huck, a neighbor of the Kokosing plant in Maple Hts., led a group of Ohio Citizen Action field canvassers on a tour through his neighborhood.  It was plain to see how this plant, along with the noise and pollution it emits, disrupts neighbors’ everyday lives. We […]

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Kokosing Asphalt area tour photos

GARFIELD HTS — Last night, Maple Heights neighbor Carl Gaglione led eleven Ohio Citizen Action phone canvassers on a tour of his neighborhood bordering the Kokosing Asphalt facility, 13700 McCracken Road, Garfield Heights. Gaglione showed how Kokosing’s noise, odor, and air pollution travels much further than the back gate of […]

Kokosing Asphalt – “We all deserve the right to breathe clean air”
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Kokosing Asphalt – “We all deserve the right to breathe clean air”

MENTOR — “When we moved from the suburbs of New York City to Mentor six years ago, one of our primary reasons was to provide our children with a cleaner, healthier environment. Our environment is directly impacted by all businesses, households, etc. within our community. As you are aware, Mentor […]