Birmingham, Al - Mayor Randall Woodfin talks about the proposed Sherman Industries concrete plant

Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin spoke with concerned community leaders and viewed the proposed future site of the plant Tuesday. He called for a public hearing with the Jefferson County Department of Public Health on the air permit for the plant and for a town hall meeting with Sherman Industries.

“Environmental Racism”, is a term that Woodfin used as he described some of the environmental conditions in and around Birmingham neighborhoods since its’ founding.