This Consent Decree is to cause U. S. Steel to take those steps that are necessary to bring the U. S. Steel’s Midwest Plant Facility into compliance with: (a) the CWA, 33 U.S.C. § 1251 et seq., and the regulations promulgated thereunder; (b) Title 13 of the Indiana Code and Title 327 of the Indiana Administrative Code; (c) U. S. Steel’s 2016 NPDES Permit, as defined below, and any successor NPDES permits; and (d) Section 304(c) of EPCRA. The Consent Decree also provides for the payment of a civil penalty, and the reimbursement of EPA’s Past Response Costs and the Trustees’ NRD Assessment Costs and SURPA Response Costs and Damages, as defined below, incurred as a result of the April 11, 2017 Spill.
see U.S. Steel Midwest Plant, in Portage, Indiana.
- Lodged Consent Decree US Steel #2733655 (PDF)(59 pp, 2 MB, 4/2/2018)