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SOUTH WHITLEY â€” Blanche Kilander, a South Whitley resident, came to the town council Tuesday to express a health concern she felt was coming from a business in town.
Synergy Feeds LLC, 401 N. Main St., is a business which processes corn for animal feed and operates in partnership with Ag Plus.
Kilander told the council the grain elevator kicks up dust and has aggravated a breathing problem for her husband, Mike, 66.
A petition was presented to the council asking the business to reduce the amount of dust produced from the elevator.
â€śMy husband canâ€™t even go outside his own house,â€ť Kilander said. â€śHeâ€™s on oxygen and I have four V.A. doctors who will tell you his breathing problems come from this elevator.â€ť
Jeff Mize, CEO of Ag Plus, said Kilander has never approached the business with her concerns.
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