Clean Air Act Suit Over Pa. Steel Plant Settled

Law360, New York (November 23, 2009, 4:49 PM EST) -- The federal government and the Allegheny County Health Department settled Monday with Allegheny Ludlum Corp. and contractor Harsco Corp. in a suit over alleged fugitive emissions from a Pennsylvania steel slag dump.

The parties filed a consent decree Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania to resolve a suit the government filed Friday accusing the companies of violating the Clean Air Act at Allegheny Ludlum's steel production facility in Natrona, Pa.

While not admitting to any of the government's allegations, Allegheny...
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