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Judge halts construction of controversial Rockton asphalt plant

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Winnebago County Judge Lisa Fabiano has issued a stay against Northern Illinois Services to halt construction of a controversial asphalt plant at Black’s Quarry in Rockton.

The basis of the ruling allows for the plaintiff to file a lawsuit.

Winnebago County Board Member Jim Webster says Rockton Strong, a group that is opposed to the plant, said they are “elated” by the judge’s ruling.

The parties are due in court on November 12th at 9 a.m.

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