A new zinc production plant set to be built in Muncie by the end of 2020 is prompting many health concerns for residents.
The former BorgWarner site along Kilgore Avenue was approved by the city council to become a steel-dust recycling facility.
Jacie Clark lives within three miles of the proposed zinc production plant.
“The particles will be getting into the air; we will be breathing them in,” Clark said. “They’ll get into the soil, it’ll contaminate our soil — so we’re pretty close.”
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