LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Wednesday, the wheels were set in motion to permanently shut down a Lubbock business. Flames, which shot up August 10th, are no longer raging at I-27 Recycling near the airport, and the county is beginning to clean it up.
Owner Larry Webb has been accused of several environmental violations. Wednesday state officials convinced a judge to issue a permanent injunction to shut it down. But it will take several days before it fully takes effect.
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This week, a Texas District Judge is scheduled to decide if the Lubbock County recycling plant, that was still smoldering Tuesday night, will stay in businesses. Larry Webb, 56owns I-27 Recycling and Public Scales, which erupted in flames Monday evening.