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Clean Air Council, Citizens for Clean Air Hosting Listening Session in Clairton About Air Quality

Mark your calendars, because you’re invited to attend an event being hosted by Clean Air Council, with support from GASP and other organizations, as well as the newly formed group, Citizens for Clean Air, that will give members of the Clairton community an opportunity to speak out about the recent air quality issues related to the U.S. Steel fire and…

East Pittsburgh Woman Files Class Action Law Suit Against U.S. Steel Over Emissions from Christmas Eve Fire

An East Pittsburgh woman on April 9 filed a class action lawsuit against U.S. Steel, claiming the company was grossly negligent/reckless in the way it handled a Dec. 24 fire at its Clairton plant and its aftermath. The suit specifically alleges that U.S. Steel: Failed to develop and/or maintain adequate policies and procedures as necessary to prevent the Dec. 24,…

U.S. Steel Fined Over $700,000 for Violations in Third, Fourth Quarters of 2018

The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) on April 1 announced via a press release that it had levied a fine of $707,568 against U.S. Steel for the third and fourth quarters of 2018 because of continued emissions problems at the Clairton Coke Works facility. This marks the third civil penalty levied against U.S. Steel since June of 2018, totaling more…

BREAKING: Allegheny County Health Department Issues Enforcement Order Against U.S. Steel’s Mon Valley Works

UPDATED March 13, 2019: Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) announced March 12 that it has revised its enforcement order issued February 28th against U.S. Steel’s Mon Valley Works (Edgar Thompson Plant, Irvin Plant and Clairton Coke Works). The action was taken in response to the plan submitted by U.S. Steel on March 7. Per the revised order (http://bit.ly/2F7uqft), U.S. Steel…