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Firm completes $1.3M purchase of rat-infested Hazelwood recycling facility

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Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 3:15 p.m.
 

A Pittsburgh firm completed a $1.3 million purchase of a bankrupt, rat-infested Hazelwood recycling center, its attorney said.

A federal bankruptcy judge last week approved the sale of Pittsburgh Recycling Services Inc. to GGMJS LLC, a Pittsburgh-based holding company. Downtown attorney Kirk Burkley, who represents the company, said the sale closed on Tuesday.

Under the terms of the sale, the company has five days to begin ridding the Vespucius Street facility of rats and removing recyclable materials left behind when it closed in January.

Residents have complained of rodent infestation, dirt and a stench emanating from the facility. Burkley has said the company hopes to resume recycling operations, but it's unclear when that could happen.

Bob Bauder is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 412-765-2312 or bbauder@tribweb.com.

 

 

 
 


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