Residents concerned with fumes from auto body shops and refinery
Gabriel Auto Body, left, at 43-05 39 St. was painting cars without a proper spray booth in place. According it its owner, the shop no longer paints cars after receiving a fine in January. RMR Dave Transmission auto body shop, 43-03 39 St., right, could not be reached for comment because its noted phone number is disconnected.
The chimney for Felix Refinery, located at 43-01 39 th St., where residents see black smoke. The building is connected to residential backyards on a parallel block.
NYMEX Car Service, located at 43-09 39 St., operates as a car service only, but signage states that an auto body shop is on premises as well. Its phone number is disconnected.
The vent attached to the row of auto body shops that share a wall on 39th Street. This is where the smell of paint fumes has been emitting from, as noted by residents who share this common fence.
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