U. S. Steel Reports Exceedance at Midwest Plant

At approximately 4:50 p.m. on October 30, 2019, we were notified of an exceedance of our National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit limit for hexavalent chromium. Elevated results were detected at an internal outfall at our Midwest Plant in Portage, Indiana during routine, daily sampling. We were notified that an initial sample result was over the limit for hexavalent chromium, which is 0.51 lbs.

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