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Industry wields sway over air pollution rules, enforcement
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Industry wields sway over air pollution rules, enforcement

Paint-eating pollution WASHINGTON, DC — “Middletown, Ohio, has lived under the cloud of AK Steel for nearly a century. The largest employer in the Ohio town 40 miles north of Cincinnati, AK Steel has for decades pumped out pollution that takes the paint off residents’ cars and settles in their […]

Ohio EPA claims smoke opacity violations at AK coke plant
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Ohio EPA claims smoke opacity violations at AK coke plant

MIDDLETOWN — “Now that AK Steel Corp. has fixed the emissions from its Basic Oxygen Furnace at the Middletown Works, the combustion stack of the coke plant there is in alleged violation of regulations, according to an Ohio EPA office… On Dec. 2, an AK Steel official said the company […]

AK Steel reduces smoke emissions
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AK Steel reduces smoke emissions

MIDDLETOWN — “AK Steel received four notices of violations this year, most recently in September, from Hamilton County Department of Environmental Services for heavy smoke emissions. AK has since submitted a plan for corrective actions and, according to an environmental services official, the smoke is now clear. ‘In three hours […]

Dicks Creek cleanup to begin
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Dicks Creek cleanup to begin

MIDDLETOWN — “AK Steel Corp. will finally begin remediation of Dicks Creek, including removal of floodplain soil and sediment… Soil with contamination levels over 50 parts per million will go to a landfill approved for hazardous waste. Lower level contaminated soil will go to Rumpke’s landfill in Colerain Twp., according […]

AK wants to use device to remove pollution from Dick’s Creek, Monroe Ditch
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AK wants to use device to remove pollution from Dick’s Creek, Monroe Ditch

MIDDLETOWN — “AK Steel is seeking a permit to use an air stripper to assist with the cleanup of Dick’s Creek and Monroe Ditch. The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency will hold an information session and public meeting later this month to discuss the air stripper, which would be used to […]

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