American Zinc Recycling (formerly Horsehead Corporation)
EPA inspected American Zinc Recycling (formerly Horsehead Corporation) on August 1, 2012 and issued a Section 114 Information Request on November 14, 2012. EPA inspected American Zinc Recycling again on March 31, 2014 and issued a Notice and Finding of Violation on April 14, 2014. EPA issued a Section 114 Information Request on May 29, 2014.
EPA reached a settlement with American Zinc Recycling in April 2020 for alleged violations of the Clean Air Act from its zinc metal refining facility in Chicago. Under the settlement, the company will upgrade air pollution controls to reduce particulate matter and dust pollution from the facility.