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Low Alert Notice of 30-day Extension of Comment Period on Variance Application

September 8, 2017

For a Variance from the City of Chicago Rules and Regulations Pertaining to the Handling and Storage of Bulk Material Piles

Pursuant to Section 8.0(5) of the City of Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) Rules and Regulations for Control of Emissions from the Handling and Storage of Bulk Material Piles, notice is hereby given this 8th day of September 2017 that, upon request from members of the public, CDPH is hereby extending the public comment period by 30 days from the current due date with respect to a variance application submitted to CDPH on behalf of Watco Transloading LLC, pertaining to the facility located at 2926 E. 126th Street.  A copy of the variance application is available on the City’s website at

To be considered, written comments must be received by CDPH on or before October 16th, 2017.  The mailing address to send written comments with respect to the variance application is the following:

Department of Public Health

Attn: Environmental Permitting and Inspections

333 SouthStateStreet, Room 200

Chicago, IL 60604

Comments may also be submitted via email to

Julie Morita, M.D.
Commissioner of Health