AK Steel Pays $4M Over CAA Violations At Coke Plant

Law360, New York (August 22, 2013, 1:34 PM EDT) -- AK Steel Corp. has agreed to pay $3.65 million in penalties and for other remediation measures to settle claims over alleged Clean Air Act violations at a former AK fuel coke plant in Kentucky, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Wednesday.

Under the terms of the deal, AK will pay a $1.65 million civil penalty, of which $25,000 will go to Kentucky, ending the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's claims that emissions from the company's former Ashland, Ky., coke plant — shut down in June 2011 over...
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