The health department and U.S. Steel agreed on a plan in March 2016 to resolve air quality violations at the Clairton plant. It was supposed to bring the coke works into compliance with standards in the fastest way possible, health department officials said at the time. . . .
“Data from the third and fourth quarters of 2017, as well as the first quarter of 2018, showed continued emissions problems at the plant, according to the health department. . .
“The facility must implement any proposed remedy within 30 days of the heath department’s approval. The health department said if pollution does not decrease over two consecutive calendar quarters, the two worst-performing batteries at the plant will be ordered to halt operation.”
FULL STORY published June 28, 2018 via Pittsburgh Post-Gazette