Arcelor, Severstal Face Chesapeake Pollution Suit

Law360, New York (July 9, 2010, 6:25 PM EDT) -- The Chesapeake Bay Foundation Inc. has accused steelmakers ArcelorMittal USA Inc. and a unit of OAO Severstal of releasing hazardous substances and pollutants into tributaries of the bay and contributing to the degradation of the surrounding area.

Severstal Sparrows Point LLC and ArcelorMittal have added to the continued degradation of land, water and air quality in the region surrounding several Sparrows Point, Md., facilities, according to a suit filed by the CBF, the Baltimore Harbor Waterkeeper Inc. and several individual plaintiffs in the U.S. District Court...
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