Per an agreement between the Health Department and U.S. Steel, 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.

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.

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The Health Department announced on Wednesday that it issued $201,500 worth of stipulated penalties against U.S. Steel.

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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.

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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.