A quiet neighborhood in west Laredo has been shaken by a local metal business. "This is a same day issue. Everyday we have to go through the same thing and we got tired of it." Carlos Hernandez says this problem has been going on for the last three years. Their complaints are dust from the scrap metal in the air, a lingering smell of what he describes as burned tires or oil. "We just want to bring back our peace. We want them to return our neighborhood." He says it's started costing him money to replace his tires from scrap metal in his driveway. "These are just a few of the pieces of scrap metal that Mr. Hernandez has collected. He says he has to do so on a daily basis to prevent himself from getting flat tires. "This is the evidence I've been collecting in less than one month." The manager and vice president of Wilkinson iron and metal says he wants to help the residents of this neighborhood, and has heard Mr. Hernandez concerns about his tires. "We sweep our streets everyday. Obviously a lot of people come to us. We can't control what they're doing when they come here." Wilkinson is a fourth generation employee of the scrap metal business. "We've been here 70 years. We were here when this was the old industrial part of Laredo. When the old brick factory was here." Which didn't include homes back then. "It's a different situation that zoning moved them next to us and we're heavy industrial. We're going to try to work with them." Wilkinson says he's also concerned about the 94 employees that work for him since they are in the scrap metal everyday. But one resident of the neighborhood won't be happy unless the business is moved out of the city. She can't afford to move. "I'm a single parent. I want to move. Sometimes people can't move." Until she can, she's left dealing with the situation feet from her front door. "You feel nauseated, sometimes your eyes itch and you just have to go inside because it's horrible."