US Hits Steelmaker With CAA, Hazardous Waste Suit

Law360, New York (February 7, 2012, 6:36 PM EST) -- The U.S. government sued RG Steel Wheeling LLC in West Virginia federal court on Monday, alleging the steel manufacturer released high concentrations of particulates into the air and mishandled hazardous waste dozens of times over a four-year period.

RG Steel repeatedly broke the terms of operating permits in Ohio and West Virginia that prohibited the company from violating the Clean Air and Resource Conservation and Recovery Acts, according to a complaint filed jointly by the U.S. Department of Justice and the West Virginia Department of Environmental...
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Case Information

Case Title

United States of America v RG Steel, et als

Case Number



West Virginia Northern

Nature of Suit

893(Environmental Matters)


District Judge John Preston Bailey

Date Filed

February 6, 2012


Government Agencies

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