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Pols, EPA Fight U.S. Steel's Water Permit

Law360 (October 15, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- U.S. politicians have joined the mounting opposition against U.S. Steel Corp.’s proposed water permit for its Gary, Ind. plant, after a scathing report in the Chicago Tribune revealed that the plant would be dumping high levels of toxins into Lake Michigan.

On Friday, U.S. Senator Richard J. Durbin (D-Ill.) and Congressman Rahm Emanuel (D-Ill.) sent a letter to U.S. Steel’s chief executive, John Surma, urging him to reconsider the company’s request to dump pollutants into the Grand Calumet River, a Lake Michigan tributary. The legislators also...
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