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ArcelorMittal to pay USD 5 Million for Polluted Air in Cleveland and Ohio

Steel News - Published on Fri, 03 Apr 2020

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ArcelorMittal USA has agreed to pay nearly USD 5 million to settle claims that it violated the Clean Air Act at three separate facilities in two states. A federal judge in Indiana approved a consent decree that will see ArcelorMittal pay USD 2.6 million to the US government, USD 2 million to the state of Indiana and more than USD 370,000 to Ohio. As part of the agreement, the company also agreed to stricter reporting procedures.

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, which accused the company of exceeding permitted air pollution limits at the Cleveland steel mill on several occasions from 2007 through 2018. The company has made several improvements at the facility to enhance emission controls, inspections, repairs and preventative maintenance to comply with the Clean Air Act

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Posted By : Rabi Wangkhem on Fri, 03 Apr 2020
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