US Steel Opens New Coke Battery In Western Pa.

Law360, New York (February 1, 2013, 4:07 PM EST) -- U.S. Steel Corp. fully commissioned a new $500 million coke battery at its Clairton Plant in western Pennsylvania Thursday, officially opening a much-anticipated battery outfitted with cleaner-burning ovens meant to reduce emissions and comply with federal air-quality standards.

Coke batteries are made up of coke ovens that are used to turn coal into coke, a solid high-carbon fuel used in blast furnaces to make iron, an essential element of steel.

The new technologically and environmentally advanced battery, called C Battery, replaces Batteries 7 to 9 and...
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