Allegheny Co. hits U.S. Steel with historic $1.8M fine for ‘rotten egg’ pollution

BY: - March 8, 2022

By Jordana Rosenfeld The Allegheny County Health Department has issued U.S. Steel a fine of over $1.8 million for emissions it says causes a “rotten egg” smell and created “longstanding quality of life complaints from residents.” County officials announced the fine on Monday, finding that U.S. Steel’s Clairton Coke Plant had logged more than 2,000 […]

Allegheny Co.’s fine against U.S. Steel for air quality violations is too small, environmentalists say

BY: - January 11, 2022

By Jordana Rosenfeld PITTSBURGH —  Last week, the Allegheny County Health Department issued a civil penalty to U.S. Steel for allowing the emission of hundreds of pounds of air pollutants following an equipment breakdown this past summer at Clairton Coke Works in Pittsburgh’s Mon Valley. The Health Department fined U.S. Steel $5,500: $2,500 for the one-day […]