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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Case Information

Case Title

United States of America et al v. AK Steel Corporation

Case Number



Kentucky Eastern

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters


Henry R. Wilhoit, Jr

Date Filed

August 21, 2013

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