AK Steel, Tube City Face CAA Suit Over Slag

Law360, New York (December 2, 2010, 4:27 PM EST) -- AK Steel Corp. and Tube City IMS LLC have been hit with a citizen suit from auto parts salvagers alleging they violated the Clean Air Act by emitting harmful dust into the air during slag processing operations in Ohio.

The three Middletown-based salvagers filed a complaint Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio alleging they have had to sell salvaged parts at reduced prices due to contamination from slag.

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