US Steel Accused Of Thousands Of Air Pollution Violations

Law360, New York (August 2, 2012, 6:21 PM EDT) -- The federal government and three states on Monday accused U.S. Steel Corp of thousands of air pollution violations at a trio of Midwestern facilities, asking an Indiana federal court to assess fines that could cost the company millions of dollars.

The suit targets facilities in Illinois, Indiana and Michigan that process raw material such as iron ore, limestone and coke into iron and steel, accusing U.S. Steel of violating the Clean Air Act by exceeding opacity limits, breaching terms of its environmental permits and failing to...
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