Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
AK Steel Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Cleveland-Cliffs
Penalty: 
$1,300,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
May 20, 2015
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Under a settlement agreement with the United States and the state of Michigan, AK Steel Corporation will pay a civil penalty of $1.35 million for past violations of the Clean Air Act at its Dearborn, Michigan facility, implement a variety of procedures to reduce future violations and install dynamic air filtration systems at the Salina Elementary and Salina Intermediate Schools across Ferney Street from the plant, announced the Department of Justice, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ).

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency referral to the Justice Department
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Michigan
Facility City: 
Dearborn
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Ohio
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
mining and minerals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
mining
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Parent company note: 
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