By: KDKA-TV News Staff
CLAIRTON, Pa. (KDKA) – The Allegheny County Health Department is fining U.S. Steel for air pollution and permit violations at the Clairton Coke Works.READ MORE: Police Surround Home In Moon Township
The Health Department announced on Wednesday that it issued $201,500 worth of stipulated penalties against U.S. Steel.READ MORE: Woman Charged In Connection With Shooting Death Of 18-Year-Old North Hills Graduate Ahmir Tuli
The Health Department says the Article XXI Air Pollution Control violations and permit violations happened during the first quarter of 2021 and are the latest in a string of problems at the Clairton Coke Works.MORE NEWS: 19-Year-Old Worker Dies On Neville Island After Falling 50-60 Feet Off Roof
Like the Health Department and U.S. Steel have agreed, 90% of that money will be paid to a trust for impacted communities while the remaining amount will be paid to the Clean Air Fund.