Darling International Inc. http://kvpr.org en West Fresno Residents, Health Advocates Fight City Hall Over Controversial Projects http://kvpr.org/post/west-fresno-residents-health-advocates-fight-city-hall-over-controversial-projects <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Bob Mitchell grew up in a vibrant neighborhood.</span></p><p>“We had cleaners, ice cream parlors, and the types of amenities that make a community whole,” Mitchell recalls.</p><p>But over the years, the community changed.</p><p>“As Fresno continued to grow, West Fresno began to see its demise,” he says. “West Fresno was one of the older communities, but as you can see now, it is just a shell of what it once was.”&nbsp;</p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 17:14:52 +0000 Rebecca Plevin 23704 at http://kvpr.org West Fresno Residents, Health Advocates Fight City Hall Over Controversial Projects Judge: Lawsuit Against Fresno Rendering Plant Can Move Forward http://kvpr.org/post/judge-lawsuit-against-fresno-rendering-plant-can-move-forward <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A lawsuit against the operators of a controversial rendering plant in southwest Fresno can move forward, according to an order issued Monday by Superior Court judge Mark </span>Snauffer<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p>The judge ruled that a community group – Concerned Citizens of West Fresno – could seek an injunction to prevent Darling International Inc. from operating the rendering plant without a conditional use permit, based on their claims that it’s a public nuisance.</p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 02:21:27 +0000 Rebecca Plevin 19923 at http://kvpr.org Judge: Lawsuit Against Fresno Rendering Plant Can Move Forward