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Hundreds of Residents Oppose Proposed Recycling Center in Sarasota County, Florida

The residents are concerned about the noise, the smell, the traffic and the overall environmental impact that the recycling center could have on the wildlife and waterways of Celery Fields.

TST Ventures is in the process of submitting a proposal to build a new recycling center on 16 acres of land at the Celery Fields in Sarasota County, Fla., but hundreds of local residents oppose the company’s plan because they are concerned about the noise, the smell, the traffic and the overall environmental impact that the recycling center could have on the wildlife and waterways of Celery Fields.

The proposed plan is expected to be presented to the Sarasota County Planning Commission and County Commissioners in the next couple of months.

ABC7 has more information:

Hundreds of people packed a meeting about a Sarasota company's request to make 16 acres of land at the Celery Fields into a recycling center.

Jeri Rosenthal, a wife and mother of three children who lives near the sight is one of many folks strongly opposed to these plans. "Our concerns are about the noise, the smell, the traffic and also how it's going to effect the wildlife and the waterways of Celery Fields," said Rosenthal.

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