Veolia Environmental Services issued a statement Friday on 'Dump the Dump,' a documentary Northwestern University students made about the controversial waste transfer station in Evanston.
Saturday, June 9, 2012
Below is a statement from Veolia Environmental Services: On Thursday, June 7, Evanston Neighbors United, an Evanston-based activist group held a screening of "Dump the Dump," a "documentary" video seemingly designed to force out a local business with deep roots in the Evanston community. The "documentary" focuses only on one side of an ongoing, contentious issue without any regard for Veolia's opinions or facts regarding its ownership and operation of the Waste Transfer Station. The video, created by two Northwestern University film students, drastically distorts the public record in the process. More importantly, the video, which heavily features neighbors who willingly bought property next to the Evanston Transfer station which has been …
Evanston Neighbors United, a nonprofit formed to move the Veolia waste transfer station out of Evanston, will screen the documentary made by two Northwestern students.
"Dump the Dump" has been the rallying cry of those Evanston residents who want Veolia's waste transfer station to move out of town, and now it's the title of a documentary film, too. Made by two Northwestern University Film students, "Dump the Dump" will be screened at 7 p.m. this Thursday, June 7, at Strange Lofts, 1711 Darrow Ave., Unit 4. The screening is hosted by Evanston Neighbors United, a nonprofit formed by neighbors who are concerned about the waster transfer station's location. Located in a residential neighborhood not far from Evanston Township High School, the waste transfer station has long been an issue in Evanston. Neighbors have said the facility leaves a dirty film on their windows, creates bad smells and has led to …