Recycler’s new center grinds to a halt

USA Metal’s relocated operation closed for lack of county permits

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

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USA Metal Recycling officials have yet to submit an application for a permit to operate a metal scrap yard on Old Highway 59, but a meeting with Benton County planning staff has been set for Friday. The scrapyard at 13670 Old Highway 59 was open to the public from Oct. 29-31. It closed to the public as of Nov. 1, said Tom a permit is approved. Smith, chief operations officer of Meanwhile, other operations at USA Metal Recycling. the site continue. Neighbors said Benton County planning staff that trucks continue to come and sent a letter requesting that the go there. scrapyard cease operations until “There are items on the site that I consider to be scrap metal that will at some time be loaded on a truck and hauled to USA Metal Recycling in Lowell. This activity has been go-

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