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Hazardous Waste Cleanup: U.S. Steel Corporation MVW Clairton Plant in Clairton, Pennsylvania

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Cleanup Status

EPA/state will visit the facility and meet with company representatives on an upcoming date. EPA/state is reviewing existing environmental information to determine if further investigation is required. EPA/State will focus first on the health and groundwater impacts, if any, presented by the facility. Once EPA/state completes this review process, an environmental indicator determination will be prepared and posted to this website.

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Site Description

Interactive map of U.S. Steel Corporation MVW Clairton Plant, Clairton, PA

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Clairton Plant is located approximately 20 miles south of Pittsburgh in Clairton, Pennsylvania, and sits along the west bank of the Monongahela River. The largest coke manufacturing facility in the United States, Clairton Plant operates nine coke oven batteries and produces approximately 4.7 million tons of coke annually, serving customers in the commercial coke market as well as U.S. Steel’s steelmaking facilities.

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Contaminants at this Facility

The facility is a large quantity hazardous waste generator (LQG).

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Institutional and Engineering Controls at this Facility

The need for Institutional Controls is yet to be determined.  

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Land Reuse Information at this Facility

 The site is under continued use.

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Site Responsibility at this Facility

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Corrective Action activities at this facility have been conducted under the direction of EPA Region 3.

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