Judge rejects bid to force Arwady deposition in General Iron case

Read the full story in the Chicago Sun-Times.

A bid to force the city’s top public health official to answer questions under oath about rejecting a Southeast Side scrap-metal operation was denied by an administrative judge Monday…

Southeast Side residents fought against the opening of the business and even filed a federal civil rights complaint over the matter. Federal officials recently accused the city of discriminatory zoning and land-use practices that led up to the proposed relocation of General Iron from white, wealthy Lincoln Park to a South Side Latino-majority community surrounded by Black neighborhoods.

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