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EPA Begins Public Comment Period on Proposed Settlement for the Southern Portion of the McLouth Steel Site in Mich.

08/14/2018
Contact Information: 
Rachel Bassler (bassler.rachel@epa.gov)
312-886-7159

For Immediate Release: No. 18-OPA042

CHICAGO (Aug. 14, 2018) – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is accepting public comments on a proposed settlement with MSC Land Co. LLC to address potential environmental liabilities related to the purchase of 183 acres of the McLouth Steel site, 1491 West Jefferson Ave., Trenton, Mich.

McLouth Steel Corp. owned and operated the integrated steel mill from the early 1950s to 1996. Processes included basic oxygen furnaces, hot strip mill, and continuous casting.

EPA will accept written comments on the proposal until Sept. 13. To view the full proposal, visit the Federal Register website at: https://www.epa.gov/fedrgstr. To submit comments:

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